Commodity - Food & Edible Oils

Paddy procurement might fall lower than target

30 Sep 2014

Food Ministry scales down target to 30 mn tonnes; actual procurement may be about 28 mn tonnes

Sugar up 0.7% on festive season demand

30 Sep 2014

Sugar prices edged higher by 0.68 per cent to Rs 2,831 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions, driven by ...

Cardamom down 1.2% on adequate stocks

30 Sep 2014

Declining for the second session, Cardamom futures fell further by 1.23 per cent to Rs 842.50 per kg in futures trading today as ...

Rice production in 2014 pegged at 88 million tonnes

30 Sep 2014

Sowing area rises to 37.48 million hectares from 37.42 mn hectares in 2013

Vegetable prices see sharp drop in Maharashtra as demand falls

29 Sep 2014

Prospects of higher production add to the decline

Making ethanol from cane juice to trim sugar surplus

29 Sep 2014

That low global sugar prices aren't allowing production-cost recovery is forcing the beleaguered Brazilian sugar sector to be trimmed

Basmati prices decline 25% in Punjab

29 Sep 2014

Tepid response from rice millers; several farmers had gotten into Basmati

Sugar down 0.2% on ample supply

29 Sep 2014

Sugar prices declined by 0.24 per cent to Rs 2,879 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators offloaded positions amidst higher ...

Cardamom down 0.5% on profit-booking

29 Sep 2014

Cardamom prices fell by 0.55 per cent to Rs 872 per kg in futures trade today as speculators booked profits at prevailing higher levels ...

Chana rises by 0.2% on upsurge in demand

29 Sep 2014

Chana prices edged higher by 0.22% to Rs 2,761 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators enlarged positions supported by rising ...

Oilseed crop estimated to fall

27 Sep 2014

Total area under oilseeds this year is estimated to be 16.5 mn ha compared to 18.2 mn ha last year

Ruchi Soya plans to cut edible oil price by 10%

27 Sep 2014

The company has already reduced retail prices by 20% across all edible oils

Onion hits the bottom on subdued demand

26 Sep 2014

Average onion price in August plunged by over 40% from the corresponding month previous year

Cardamom gains by 1.9% on rising spot demand

26 Sep 2014

Cardamom futures traded higher by 1.86% to Rs 874 per kg today as traders enlarged their commitments, supported by a pick-up in export and ...

Rising global demand pushes up spice exports

25 Sep 2014

Export of all major spices like pepper, chilli, ginger, turmeric, seed spices and value added products has marked an outstanding growth

States asked to ensure seeds, fertilisers for rabi

25 Sep 2014

The government has set a target to keep 43,000 tonnes of additional wheat seed available for the ensuing rabi season

Palm oil up 0.8% on spot demand

25 Sep 2014

Crude palm oil futures gained 0.82 per cent to Rs 461.90 per 10 kg in futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions on hopes ...

Supply permits from Bengal sell at big premiums in grey market

24 Sep 2014

The government has capped the daily supply to elsewhere at 1,100 tonnes a day, provided traders also sell at Rs 12 a kg through ration ...

Lower basmati prices to help exporters

24 Sep 2014

A fall in the price of basmati rice is giving hope to exporters, who are concerned at a fall in shipments abroad this year till date, ...

Coriander falls on low demand, higher supply

24 Sep 2014

Coriander prices fell by Rs 73 to Rs 11,800 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators reduced their positions due to sluggish ...

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Untimely rainfall in Punjab affects cotton arrival in mandis

In crop year 2013-14 , raw cotton in Punjab was sold in the range of Rs 4,650-Rs 4,725 a quintal (on an average)

LLPs can be admitted as sub-brokers, says Sebi

The matter was clarified by the stock market regulator following an exchange query

Markets end flat; Sensex snaps 7-month rally

Markets ended flat shrugging off RBI's neutral stance on key policy rates

RBI takes small steps to deepen markets

The central bank said it will cut the HTM ceiling on bonds from the current 24% to 22%

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