Commodities

Gold, silver weaken on sluggish demand, global cues

Gold prices fell by Rs 90 to Rs 26,360 per 10 grams in the national capital...

India’s gold demand surges 39 per cent to 225.1 tonnes in Q3: WGC

India's gold demand during July-September quarter shot up on rise in jewellery sale.

Poor output forces Maharashtra soya farmers to seek govt help

Farmers in Vidarbha, Akola, Nanded and Parbhani districts are worst-affected. They have been complaining that their seeds have not germinated in time. Mahabeej, the state seed corporation, says the de

CCI asked to step up cotton purchases from farmers

As cotton prices have crashed by around a quarter in the last one year, the government has asked the state-run Cotton Corporation of India...

Gold firms up on seasonal demand, overseas cues

Snapping a two-session downtrend, gold prices firmed up at the domestic bullion market...

Gold price bounces back from lower levels

Holdings in SPDR Gold Trust fell 0.12 percent to 724.46 tonnes on Tuesday - a fresh six-years low.

Column: No point hoarding dead wheat stocks

Sell the new crop to Indian consumers while the old one can be disposed of abroad

Nashik onion farmers turn to other crops

Farmers in Nashik, India’s largest onion belt, have begun to turn their back on onion cultivation and are looking...

Gold, silver rates extend losses on weak global cues, low demand

Gold rates plunged by Rs 345 to Rs 26,050 per ten gram in Delhi today...

FMC discontinues Oct, Nov & Dec guar contracts on MCX

Commodity markets regulator FMC has discontinued guarseed and guargum contracts for October...

Soon, easier gold availability for small firms

Even as it is unlikely to relax gold import norms in the near future owing to persisting concerns...

The perils of surplus capacity

The issue of excess capacity is being cited as one of the primary reasons behind the downward trend in commodity prices.

Gold monetisation scheme will work if done transparently

As the debate on monetising household gold stocks rages on to ease pressure on the country's current account deficit...

Soyameal exports crash 85% in Oct

India’s soyameal exports plunged 85% in October, as poor raw material supplies...

Paddy prices plummet as Iran goes slow on imports

Despondency is writ large on Kuldeep Singh’s face as the boli (auction) for the paddy...

Gold, silver prices slip on poor buying, weak global cues

After a smart recovery over the weekend, gold prices slipped modestly at the domestic bullion market...

Gold price rises on low-level buying, global cues

Gold prices jumped by Rs 650, its biggest gain since June 20, to close at Rs 26,450 per 10 grams...

Gold, silver bounce back on robust buying support

Both the precious metals staged a strong comeback from their multi-year lows...

Gold price falls to multi-year low at Rs 25,800 on overseas cues

In Delhi, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity dropped by Rs 100 each to trade at Rs 25,800 and Rs 25,600 per 10 grams.

Gold futures decline on global cues

Gold prices edged marginally lower at Rs 25,462 per 10 grams in futures trading at the MCX today...

Column: States distorting maize market

In addition to incurring huge losses, they are destabilising both exports and domestic market

Global commodity prices fall on weak data from China, EU

Crude, gold hit fresh 4-year troughs intra-day; farm products, too, see a decline.

Maharashtra sugar mills submit Rs 140-cr subsidy bill to Centre

The subsidy scheme, which was announced by the then UPA government in February this year, ended in September.

Organic farming in India still has a long way to go

Even after a decade of NPOF, only 0.3% of India's 140 million hectares of cropped land is under organic farming.

Gold futures plunge over 2 pc on global cues; low spot demand

Gold prices dropped by over 2 per cent to Rs 25,422 per 10 grams in futures trading today...

Gold prices decline to over 3-year low on global cues

Gold prices plunged by Rs 450 to trade at over three-year low of Rs 25,900 per 10 grams...

Re-launch of gold deposit scheme can cut imports by 250 tons

The country's gold imports could come down by 250 tonnes a year if the government re-launches ...

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