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Hedge funds have increased their bets on rising Brent prices last week to their highest since July 2014, exchange data showed.
Hedge funds have increased their bets on rising Brent prices last week to their highest since July 2014, exchange data showed.

Crude oil drops to $55 as Iran nuclear talks intensify

Reuters

Brent crude oil dropped towards $55 a barrel on Tuesday as Iran and six world powers entered a f... »

Gold set for 2nd monthly loss as US rate hike eyed

Reuters

Gold edged lower on Tuesday and was heading for a second straight monthly fall, pressured by exp... »

India skips Iran oil imports in March under US pressure

Reuters

India halted oil imports from Iran for the first time in at least a decade in March as New Delhi... »
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MCX nickel (₹800/kg): SELL

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

Nickel has been tumbling continuously since September. Weak demand for stainless steel, high inv... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

MCX silver near key support

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

The corrective fall in silver futures traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is nearing an... »

Commodities

Palm oil futures may test support levels, rise

Gnanasekaar T

Malaysian palm oil futures on BMD ended higher on Monday, as market participants positioned a... »

Commodities

Gold futures fall to Rs 26,190 per 10 gm

PTI

Gold prices fell 0.3 per cent to Rs 26,190 per 10 grams at the futures trade today after partici... »

Commodities

Telangana to have 100-acre Seed Park

Our Bureau

The Telangana government is going to set up 100-acre Seeds Park at Bandamylaram in Medak... »

Commodities

Pepper maintains status quo

Our Correspondent

The pepper markets, both spot and futures, on Monday ruled steady on matching demand and... »

Indian pepper turns cheaper

Our Bureau

Malabar gold (MG-1) pepper is claimed to have become the cheaper source available at present in the world market following the rise in the pepper prices in Vietnam. Tight supply position in Vietna... »

Gold rates

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Gold futures fall to Rs 26,190 per 10 gm

PTI

Gold prices fell 0.3 per cent to Rs 26,190 per 10 grams at the futures trade today after participants trimmed positions amid weak cues from global markets.On the Multi Commodity Exchange, g... »
COMMENTARY

Copper spot prices up, but long-term demand growth may depend on India

As rapidly as flash floods inundated mines and blocked roads in Chile, the world’s largest copper mining country, copper prices spurted by about 10 per cent to breach the $6,000 a tonne lev... »

Telangana to have 100-acre Seed Park

Our Bureau

The Telangana government is going to set up 100-acre Seeds Park at Bandamylaram in Medak district shortly. The park would have seed testing labs, storage facility and other relevant infras... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Prospects for gold futures bullish

Gurumurthy K

The outlook for the gold futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) is bullish despite the contract coming-off from Thursday’s high of ₹26,988 to the current levels of ₹26,26... »

Sugar prices rule steady

Our Correspondent

Spot sugar prices at Vashi rule steady after a decline of ₹10-15 on Monday on hope of increase in demand with the start of new month. Arrivals-local dispatches remained routine as... »

Oil prices to stabilise as demand rises: Poll

The poll forecasts brent to average $59.20 and US crude $53.60 in 2015. It sees prices rising further in 2016 and 2017.

Reuters

Oil prices should stabilise in the second half of this year and rise in 2016 and 2017 as consumers respond to a period of much cheaper fuel, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on Monday. <... »

Crude oil futures slump to Rs 3,039 per barrel

PTI

Crude oil futures fell Rs 113 to Rs 3,039 per barrel today as speculators trimmed positions amid a weak trend in Asian trade after a sharp slowdown in Chinese industrial production.On the M... »

Commexes’ turnover drops 41% to Rs 58.7 lakh cr

PTI

Turnover of commodity exchanges fell 41 per cent to Rs 58.68 lakh crore till March 15 of 2014-15 due to a sharp fall in the trading volumes of bullion and other commodities. According to th... »

9-day holiday for turmeric markets

Only 50% Erode turmeric sold

Subdued buying keeps pulses steady

Kochi tea gathers steam on short supply

Silver rates

Crude oil futures plunge to Rs 3,190 per barrel

Salem turmeric finds takers

Spot pepper rules steady

Silver rates

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Silver futures plunge to Rs 37,161 per kg

PTI

Silver prices fell sharply by Rs 305 to Rs 37,161 per kg at the futures trade today amid a weak global trend and profit-booking by speculators.On the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for de... »

Crude oil futures up at Rs 3,161 per barrel

PTI

Crude oil futures rose 0.41 per cent to Rs 3,161 per barrel today as speculators created fresh positions despite a weak trend in Asian markets.On the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for... »

Pepper maintains status quo

Our Correspondent

The pepper markets, both spot and futures, on Monday ruled steady on matching demand and supply. Selling pressure wasn’t prevalent as those in need of money before the end of the financial... »

Palm oil futures may test support levels, rise

Gnanasekaar T

Malaysian palm oil futures on BMD ended higher on Monday, as market participants positioned ahead of the news of possible duty hikes from Indonesia. After the close of the market, Indonesia set... »

Sluggish demand drags soya oil

Our Bureau

Notwithstanding strong global cues, sluggish demand dragged soy oil in Indore mandis with soy refined on Monday here being quoted at Rs 595-Rs 598 for 10 kg while soy solvent ruled at Rs 570-Rs 575... »

Riding on shale oil, guar is dragged down by crude

Enamul Haque

Need for creating demand from user industries has to be given a serious thought »

Silver futures drop by Rs 408 per kg

PTI

Silver prices fell Rs 408 to Rs 37,987 per kg at the futures trade today as speculators reduced their exposures amid a weak trend overseas.On the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delive... »

Brent crude falls as Iran, world powers seek nuclear deal

Reuters

Brent crude prices fell below $56 a barrel on Monday, extending steep losses from the previous session, as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanct... »
Bullion cues

Bullion could build on its gains

Gurumurthy K

A weak dollar and unrest in West Asia could help the yellow metal »

Retail buying supports sugar

Weak futures drag edible oils

Spot pepper rules steady

Crude oil falls over $1 as supply threat eases

Gold rates

Gold dips after 7-day rally but set for 2nd weekly gain

Continuous selling holds sugar steady

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