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Harvested Arabica coffee berries being dried in a Kerala plantation. - K. .K. MUSTAFAH
Harvested Arabica coffee berries being dried in a Kerala plantation. - K. .K. MUSTAFAH

Coffee exporters unfazed by weaker Euro Zone

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Coffee exporters are unperturbed over the weak economic conditions in the Eurozone, mainl... »

Crude oil resumes downslide

PTI

Oil prices resumed their downslide in Asian trade today following a sharp rebound the day before... »
Commodity commentary

Demand concerns put pressure on base metals

G Chandrashekhar

The global base metals market is currently facing strong headwinds that impact price performa... »

Commodities markets closed for festival

PTI

The commodities markets in the city including oilseeds, bullion, spices, metals and solvents, re... »

FMC initiates fresh measures to boost liquidity

PTI

Amid a sharp decline in turnover of the commodity exchanges, the Forward Markets Commission has... »

Cashew exports continue to slip; imports rise

GK Nair

Raw cashew nuts imports have increased significantly even as exports of cashew kernels continue to drop in the current financial year.A strong domestic demand for cashew kernels due... »

Short supply lifts castorseed

Our Correspondent

On the back of short supply and good demand from international markets, castorseed prices moved up about 2 per cent on the NCDEX. Castor oil also increased sharply. On the Rajkot C... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Outlook turns bearish for MCX crude oil, natural gas

Gurumurthy K, BL Research Bureau

The outlook for the crude oil futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) remains bearish. The contract which is currently trading near ₹5,002/barrel is facing resistance... »

To inject more liquidity, commodity market regulator raises position cap

Our Bureau

Commodity markets regulator Forward Markets Commission (FMC) has decided to allow hedgers, brokers and investors to take higher positions in futures contracts as part of its efforts to ensu... »

Brent crude stabilises below $85 on industry data, US inventories

Reuters

Brent crude oil stabilised below $85 a barrel on Thursday as strong European and Chinese data offset a slide triggered by a higher-than-expected build in US crude stocks. European industr... »

London copper edges up after China’s factory data

Reuters

London copper rose on Thursday after a slight pick-up in growth in China’s vast manufacturing sector, but simmering uncertainties over the global economy kept a cap on prices. China’s vas... »

Gold steadies above $1,240 as Asian equities slide

Reuters

Gold steadied above $1,240 an ounce on Thursday as Asian stock markets weakened, but caution prevailed as the dollar hovered near one-week highs and outflows from bullion funds continued. »

Gold hovers near 6-week high amid China slowdown woes

Reuters

Gold was trading near its highest level since early September on Wednesday, supported by concerns over slower economic growth in China, although expectations Asian physical demand may slacken kept... »

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Silver futures down at Rs 38,656 per kg

PTI

Silver prices fell 0.29 per cent to Rs 38,656 per kg at the futures market today as speculators reduced their positions due to weak cues from global market.On the Multi Commodity Exchange,... »

Despite higher arrivals, cardamom retains flavour

Pepper continues to rule steady

MCX-silver stuck in a narrow range

Sluggish demand affects coconut oil market

Crude oil futures up at Rs 5,062 per barrel

Gold rates

London copper climbs as China’s growth stokes stimulus hopes

Rubber inches up

Manoeuvres on to drag pepper

GK Nair

The pepper markets on Thursday remained steady on alleged concerted efforts to “talk down the market".Some of the interstate dealers from Jharkhand, Bihar and Rajasthan and others fr... »

How commodity bourses can survive

Shyamal Gupta

In commodity, like any other trading one does not mind paying a transaction fee as long as profits are made. However, once an entity starts making losses, the concern on the high transaction fe... »

Slack buying pounds pulses

Our Correspondent

Barring moong and urad, other pulses and pulse seeds traded low in Indore mandis on slack buying. In private trading, tur (Maharashtra) ruled at ₹5,100, while tur (Madhya Pradesh)... »

Higher freight rates drive sugar up

Our Correspondent

Sugar prices on the Vashi wholesale spot market was up by ₹4-10 for fine variety and ruled unchanged for fair variety. Naka rates were unchanged as it gained ₹10 on rise in freight rates by... »

Euronext introduces new quality criteria for wheat futures

Reuters

The Euronext exchange said on Thursday it would introduce new quality terms to its milling wheat futures with effect from the September 2017 contract. These new criteria would include a m... »

Crude oil prices extend losses in Asia

PTI

Oil prices tanked further in Asian trade today as a crude supply glut overshadowed the news that China’s key manufacturing sector picked up slightly, analysts said. US benchmark West Texa... »

India kicks off new-crop soymeal exports at $430-$475/tonne

Reuters

India has contracted to export up to half a million tonnes of soymeal at $430-$475 a tonne to kick off shipments in the new crop year that started in October, with traders expecting annual oversea... »

Oil prices dip in Asia

PTI

Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after enjoying a recent upturn in line with a global equities rebound, while analysts said investors will now be keeping an eye on the US Federal Reserve’s next pol... »

Gold rates

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Brent holds above $86 as buyers slowly return

Reuters

Brent crude futures steadied above $86 a barrel on Wednesday, clinging to gains from the previous session as buyers gradually returned to a market hammered to four-year lows by abundant supply. »

Silver will trade even lower

MCX-zinc (₹134.2/kg): SELL

Rains dampen copra, coconut oil

FTIL shares crash on govt draft order

Silver rates

Crude oil rises on China’s industrial production numbers

Challenges, threats before guar sector

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