All clear for FMC merger with SEBI

G Chandrashekhar

As expected, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed to bring the commodity futures ma... »
Budget Specials

More shine for gold thru' monetisation scheme

Our Bureau

An effort has been made to tap the huge quantities of gold lying idle in the country, whi... »

Governance to improve for comexes

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

The changeThe ₹5,600-crore payment crisis that led to the collapse of the country’s single... »

Jewellers, NBFCs welcome gold schemes

Our Bureau

The Budget proposals of gold monetisation schemes and minting of gold coins with the Ashoka figure are good ideas, according to jewellers and gold NBFCs. However, many feel that while the i... »

Pepper continues to fall

GK Nair

Heavy selling pressure pounded spot pepper prices, which fell further sharply on Friday. Arrivals from Karnataka and Idukki district of Kerala have increased and that in turn pulled spot prices do... »

New turmeric tops ₹9,000/quintal

Our Correspondent

Prices of new crop turmeric increased in Erode markets due to heavy demand.“On Friday, 10,000 bags of turmeric arrived for sale, including 2,500 bags of new turmeric. Because of heav... »

Gold rates

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Crude oil rebounds on bargain-hunting


Oil bounced back in Asia today on bargain-hunting after tumbling in the previous session over a further surge in US crude reserves, adding to the global supply glut. US benchmark West Texas... »

Slack demand holds rubber steady

Our Correspondent

Spot rubber was unchanged on Thursday. The daily reference price for RSS 4 improved marginally to ₹140.40 (₹140.30) a kg as quoted by the Rubber Board. But the grade finished steady at ₹130 a kg c... »

Outlook bearish for natural gas; stay away from crude oil

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

The short-term uptrend in natural gas futures traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) seems to be in a danger of reversing. The contract recorded a high of ₹189.3 per mmBtu on Monday and has... »

Mixed trend in sugar

Our Correspondent

Prices for M-grade sugar declined by ₹12 a quintal, while they ruled steady for the S-grade on the Vashi wholesale spot market on need-based volumes. Naka and mill tender prices were... »

Jeera futures up on short-covering

Our Correspondent

Jeera futures traded higher on some improvement in overseas enquiries and demand from spot buyers. Further, limited arrivals from producing belts influenced the rise. On the other side, spot price... »

Gold rates

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Gold futures rise to Rs 26,434 per 10 gm

Gold holds above $1,200 on Fed comments

Export demand lifts castor

New turmeric finds takers

Higher inflow pounds pulses

Mixed trend in edible oils

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Silver rates

Silver futures move up by Rs 639 per kg

Slow buying keeps cotton flat

Our Correspondent

Cotton prices were unchanged as buying was slow after prices rose earlier this week. Traders said that cotton gained during this week and after that demand was slack at the higher level. Gujarat S... »

Outlook turns bearish for masur

Our Correspondent

Masur has been witnessing a downtrend in Indore mandis with arrival of the new crop gathering pace. Masur (bold) today declined to ₹4,800-4,950 a quintal, while masur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled... »

Silver rates

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Gold set to snap 4-week losing run on Chinese demand


Gold advanced for the third session on Friday and was on track to end a four-week losing streak, supported by firm Chinese demand and a change in views on US interest rates, with some again bettin... »

Higher arrivals drag edible oils

Our Correspondent

A mixed trend was witnessed in the edible oils spot market on need-based demand on Thursday. On the futures market, edible oils ruled firm on the back of higher Malaysian palm oil closing. On the... »

Selling pressure pounds pepper

GK Nair

Increased selling pressure continued to push down pepper prices on Thursday. Good demand from exporters and domestic markets has also emerged. But, much of the upcountry demand is getting transfer... »

Buy Comex gold if it dips to $1,200-05 per ounce

Comex gold futures edged up higher on Thursday after comments from the Federal Reserve pushed back expectations for a first US rate hike in nearly a decade and bargain hunting from Chinese buyers... »

Outlook turns bearish for mustard

Our Correspondent

The sluggish trend in mustard and its oil continued amidst higher arrival of the new crop across the country. Mustard oil in Indore mandis on Thursday was quoted at ₹668 for 10 kg, while it... »

Silver rates

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Silver futures climb to Rs 36,650 per kg


Silver prices rose Rs 195 to Rs 36,650 per kg at the futures trading today as speculators enlarged positions amid a firm trend in precious metals overseas. On the Multi Commodity Exchange,... »

Brent falls towards $61 as US crude stocks weigh

‘Set up fund for rubber growers’

Comex to remain open on Saturday

Why organic farming has not caught up yet in India

Sugar dissolves in limited trade

Selling pressure pounds pepper

Outlook continues to be bullish for MCX copper

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