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Latest Articles in commodities

Wheat Imports To Hit Decade High As Weather Woes Curb Output

A spike in overseas purchases by India, the world's second largest producer and consumer of the grain, could take some pressure off benchmark wheat prices that are mired near five-year lows

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Dollar Rise Hits Commodities As Fed Talks Of Tightening

Markets imply only one US rate increase and dealers suspect an orchestrated attempt by the Fed to shift that thinking

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Asia's Oil Markets In Upheaval As China, India Change The Game

Asia's oil markets are being upended as India's and China's refiners overtake once-dominant buyers like Japan and challenge the United States as the world's biggest consumer

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Demystifying Blockchain: A Potential Catalyst For New Age Financial Markets

While a lot of regulatory skepticism does exist on the future of crypto currencies like the Bitcoin, the future of the technology powering it is sure to find greater acceptance

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Gold Slips From 21-month High On Global Cues, Fall In Demand

Gold prices retreated from a 21-month high by plunging Rs 600 to Rs 29,050 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Saturday on weak cues from overseas markets amid fall in demand from jewellers at existing levels.

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Asia Trade Insurers Keep Close Eye On China, India Metal Firms

A blowout in payment times and rising insolvencies at manufacturers in Asia would put more pressure on small and medium-sized metals traders, many of which are based in the regional commodities hub of Singapore

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The Perils Of Day Trading

Day Trading refers to the practice of 'scalping' for quick profits; entering and exiting trades on the same day - whether in stocks, futures, derivatives or commodities.

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Another Meltdown Coming?

The markets are choppy, commodities prices low, and currency down. Shades of 2008? But most think there is resilience to ride it out

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World Bank Slashes 2016 Oil Price Forecast

In its annual Commodity Markets Outlook, the World Bank lowered its price forecast for 37 of 46 commodities, including oil, saying that weak demand from emerging economies is likely to continue

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Why Oil’s Fall Is No One’s Gain

In the shaky global environment, oil’s fall so far is not really benefiting the Indian consumer nor the investor

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Disequilibrium | The Commodity Rout

A whole year of savings on imported oil and other commodities and consequent low inflation has gone by without any transformative decision making

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Stocks: Small Is Beautiful

Big is no more beautiful. It’s the new mantra for stock investing in 2016. Small is good; it can, and will, bring relatively bigger profits for disciplined investors.

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Precious Metals Unlikely To See Significant Change In 2016

All four of the precious metals registered double digit price declines in 2015 and the current global scenario does not appear conducive for a significant recovery in 2016

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Commodities: Ending Of China's Super-Boom Spells Pain With No End Seen Yet

Among industrial commodities, iron ore prices tumbled 40 per cent due to global oversupply and shrinking Chinese steel demand, marking a third year of losses

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Oil Continues Recovery, Dollar Slips In Quiet Trade

Internationally traded Brent futures rose 57 cents, or 1.5 per cent, to $37.93, but have fallen about 35 per cent this year

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