Mumbai, May 12
Expectations of a fall in dollar-denominated gold prices and a firmer rupee are likely to result in a sharp downward movement in the domestic price. »
Mumbai, February 26
With equity markets up, the dollar poised to gain, and US Fed’s tapering continuing, support for gold will have to come from the physical market or investors.
Mumbai, Jan. 20
Crude palm oil prices might have held up well in recent times supported by a host of factors including seasonality and anticipated Indonesian internal demand, but a moderately bearish phase is rap...
Mumbai, Jan. 15
Several uncertainties that upset the global metals market covering precious, industrial and base metals last year have more or less settled down and given way to a sense of cautious optimism at th...
Mumbai, Jan. 1
In a commodity with strong industrial demand, that is largely export-oriented and in which India holds a very dominant position in the world market as producer, processor and exporter, it is only...
Mumbai, Nov. 12
There was some euphoria in the palm oil market recently when prices breached Malaysia ringgit (MYR) 2,600 a tonne for crude palm oil as wet weather triggered production concerns. But the rally was...
Mumbai, Oct. 15
Even as gold and silver prices continue to remain under pressure following distinct lack of investor interest and imminent tapering of QE in the US that will suck out excessive liquidity, investor...
Washington, Sept. 5
World cotton production in 2013-14 is set to decline for the second year in a row to 25.5 million tonnes (mt) ( 26.5 mt). However, world consumption, projected at 23.7 mt with only a marginal incr...
Mumbai, May 26
At a time when the Government is keen to fight inflation, readying to reform the commodity market and reduce the role of speculative capital, it is incongruous that a Finance Ministry panel...
Mumbai, March 27
Gold’s unexpected rally and freak firmness of the last several weeks may be coming to an end if price movements in recent trading sessions in London and New York are any indication. On Mond...
Kochi, January 27
Value-added products rise 129% in mint; spices export up 28%
Mumbai, Jan. 18
Educating investors about benefiting from a falling market is necessary. Importantly, hedger participation has to be increased.
Mumbai, Jan. 2
Pulses imports have slowed down considerably following a significant rebound in domestic production this year and softer, consumer-friendly prices. Compared with 33.6 lakh tonnes of aggr...
Mumbai, Nov. 27
Investors are exiting gold and fund flow has turned negative. For the first time since 2010, gold holdings in the physically-backed exchange traded products (ETPs) has declined below 2,000...
Mumbai, Oct. 31
How long will international gold prices continue to ride the massive liquidity wave triggered by the ‘loose money’ policy of many central banks, especially the US Federal Reserve over the last fou...
Washington DC, Sept. 16
Once again, palm oil prices are finding support. The as of yet unquantified risk of lower soyabean yields has lent some firmness to the soya market which in turn has had a rub-off effect...
Washington, Sept 2
Based on preliminary estimate of world dry bean, field pea and lentil production for 2013 combined with lower carry-in, there is widespread expectation that supplies would turn tighter. A conseque...