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Gold under pressure as most supports weaken

G Chandrashekhar

Gold prices have once again failed to hold on to the recent gains and are currently testing k... »

Crude oil prices down in Asian trade

PTI

Crude oil prices fell in Asia today, pressured by a stronger dollar as dealers speculated over w... »

Over the long-term, silver investments will be beneficial

G Chandrashekhar

Silver is the second-largest of the precious metals market in terms of annual value of me... »

Commodities

Outlook turns bullish for mustard, oil

Our Correspondent

Improved buying and rise in soya oil prices have lifted mustard oil prices in ma... »

Commodities

Export buying lifts jeera

Our Correspondent

Jeera prices, in futures and spot market, gained on the back of strong export demand. <... »

Commodities

Drop in freight rates drags sugar

Our Correspondent

Sugar prices on the Vashi wholesale spot market declined by another ₹10-14 a quintal on T... »

Commodities

Pepper continues to stay hot

GK Nair

Strong demand amid tight supply kept pepper prices hot. Availability in the primary markets has... »

Commodities

Turmeric prices improve on demand

Our Correspondent

The price of turmeric increased on Thursday.“The traders received upcountry and l... »

Commodities

Currency volatility keeps off edible oil stockists

Our Correspondent

The edible oils market continued to see an uptrendon Thursday, despite lower volume, trac... »

India imports 12,000 t of Australian wheat

Reuters

India has imported about 12,000 tonnes of wheat from Australia at $310-$315 a tonne despite overflowing grain bins at home as some flour millers and traders find it more economical and convenient... »

Turmeric prices improve on demand

Our Correspondent

The price of turmeric increased on Thursday.“The traders received upcountry and local demand for the turmeric and purchased more than 1,600 bags of turmeric,” said RKV Ravishankar,... »

Currency volatility keeps off edible oil stockists

Our Correspondent

The edible oils market continued to see an uptrendon Thursday, despite lower volume, tracking firm futures. Higher volatility in the currency market and overseas palm-soya complex al... »

WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Corrective rally likely in MCX-crude oil

GURUMURTHY K

The crude oil futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is witnessing buying interest every time it dips below ₹5,000/barrel. The contract recorded a low of ₹4,898 on Monday... »

Pepper continues to stay hot

GK Nair

Strong demand amid tight supply kept pepper prices hot. Availability in the primary markets has dried up and virtually no material is arriving at the terminal market. They said grinders and others... »

Silver rates

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Crude oil prices down in Asia

PTI

Oil prices edged lower in Asia today but the losses were capped on a surprisingly upbeat assessment of the US economy by the Federal Reserve, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Interm... »

Hybrid turmeric pales on quality

Our Correspondent

Turmeric prices for hybrid and local varieties fell on Wednesday despite arrivals declining.“Arrival dropped to 1,500 bags due to rains. Twenty per cent of the stock that arrived was... »

Castorseed gains on hopes export demand will emerge

Our Correspondent

Castorseed prices in the spot market improved on the back of good demand from shippers and stockists on hopes export demand will emerge. However, on the futures market prices were almost s... »

WEEKLY OUTLOOK

MCX-copper on a strong rally

Gurumurthy K., BL Research Bureau

The copper futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has seen a sharp reversal from its low of ₹404.5/kg recorded on October 17. The contract is currently hovering just... »

Audit Trail

Gold holds near $1,230; Fed outcome eyed

Gold rates

MCX-silver rebounds from key support of ₹38,000/kg

MCX-aluminium (₹122.2 per kg): BUY

Quality issues keep turmeric on leash

Pepper turns hot on tight supplies

Lower demand pulls down coconut oil prices

Outlook turns bullish for mustard, oil

Our Correspondent

Improved buying and rise in soya oil prices have lifted mustard oil prices in mandis across Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat in the last one week with mustard oil prices in In... »

Drop in freight rates drags sugar

Our Correspondent

Sugar prices on the Vashi wholesale spot market declined by another ₹10-14 a quintal on Thursday on slack demand amid ample supply. Naka rates were unchanged while millers sold S-gra... »

Export buying lifts jeera

Our Correspondent

Jeera prices, in futures and spot market, gained on the back of strong export demand. On the NCDEX, jeera November contract gained ₹75 at ₹11,450 a quintal with an open interest... »
TECHNICAL ANALYIS

Sell gold if it rallies to $1,220-25/ounce

Gnanasekaar T

Comex gold futures were sharply lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve ended its bond-buying stimulus programme on an unexpectedly hawkish note. The Fed statement on Wednesday sent the dol... »

Gold falls to 3-week low after Fed ends bond-buying

Reuters

Gold fell to a three-week low on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve ended its bond-buying stimulus programme and expressed confidence in the economic recovery, dimming bullion’s safe-haven appe... »

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No takers for coconut oil despite lower prices

Our Correspondent

Though oil crushers are ready to sell coconut oil at a lower price, it found no takers on Wednesday as traders are expecting further drop in prices.“Oil crushers are ready to sell th... »

Pepper remains hot on tight supply

GK Nair

Pepper prices on the spot continued to stay hot on Wednesday on good domestic demand amid tight supply. The sellers are claimed to be holding back hoping the prices would move up f... »

Moong, urad prices surge to new high

Our Correspondent

Weak arrival and strong buying support from millers have boosted prices of a majority of pulse seeds in Indore mandis in the last three days. Moong and urad have surged to a new hi... »

Risk management: Statistical methods vs neural networks

Pravin Chandrasekaran

Risk management is an important function in institutions having a direct exposure to commodity markets. Numerous tools have been developed so far but time and again we see that these too... »

Canara Bank ties up with Origo Commodities for agri loans

Silver rates

Crude oil prices up ahead of Fed policy outcome, supply report

Domestic offtake will continue to drive imports of edible oils

Outlook turns bullish for chana

Lower freight rates drag sugar

Groundnut oil rules flat

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