Commodity - Industrial Metals

India's estimated groundnut output down 24 per cent in 2014-15

18 Dec 2014

Failure to procure crop last year at minimum support price forced farmers to explore different crops

Lead down by 0.7% on global cues

18 Dec 2014

Lead prices eased by 0.71% to Rs 118.10 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced exposures amid a weak trend in base metals in ...

Zinc down by 0.4% on global cues

18 Dec 2014

Zinc prices fell by 0.44% to Rs 135.60 per kg in futures trade today after speculators trimmed positions amid a weak global trend.

Copper falls by 0.2% on weak global cues

18 Dec 2014

Copper prices fell 0.22% to Rs 406.25 per kg in futures trade today after speculators trimmed positions on a weak global trend.

Even as cargo throughput grows by 4.6%, iron-ore cargo falls in major ports

17 Dec 2014

Gujarat-based ports register strong growth in Q2

Copper falls by 0.2% on weak global cues

17 Dec 2014

Copper futures fell by 0.21% to Rs 407.90 per kg today as speculators engaged in reducing exposures amid a weak trend in base metals ...

Lead down by 0.3% on global cues

16 Dec 2014

Lead prices eased by 0.32% to Rs 125.30 per kg in futures trade today in tandem with a weakening trend in base metals at the London Metal ...

Nickel falls by 0.4% on overseas cues

16 Dec 2014

Nickel fell 0.39% to Rs 1,042.40 per kg in futures trade today as speculators engaged in reducing positions amid a weak trend in global ...

Copper falls by 0.4% on weak overseas cues

16 Dec 2014

Copper prices were down by 0.45% to Rs 408.10 per kg in futures trade today as participants reduced positions amid a weak global trend.

Iron ore mines denial will crimp investment in steel

15 Dec 2014

In the halcyon years from 2005-06 to 2011-12, demand for Indian steel grew at an annual rate of 10 per cent and production at 7.8 per cent. ...

Zinc up by 0.5% on overseas cues

15 Dec 2014

Zinc futures prices today edged up by 0.55% to Rs 138.10 per kg as participants enlarged positions amid a firming trend at the London Metal ...

Aluminium rises by 0.2% on global cues

15 Dec 2014

Buoyed by firming trend overseas and rising spot demand, aluminium futures prices rose by 0.21% to Rs 120.90 per kg today as traders ...

Aluminium up by 0.2% on firming overseas trend

12 Dec 2014

Aluminium prices edged higher by 0.25% to Rs 121.15 per kg in futures trade today as speculators enlarged positions amid a firming trend ...

Nickel up by 0.8% on firm demand

12 Dec 2014

Nickel prices shot up by 0.82% to Rs 1,022.80 per kg in the futures market today as speculators enlarged their positions, tracking a ...

Zinc gains by 0.1% on overseas cues

12 Dec 2014

Zinc futures edged up by 0.11% to Rs 137.15 Per kg amid a firm global trend and better domestic demand as speculators enlarged positions.

Iron ore prices at 5-year low on excess supply

11 Dec 2014

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto to keep supply surplus of 100 mn tonnes amid falling demand from steel mills

Aluminium weakens by 0.1% on low spot demand

11 Dec 2014

Aluminium prices traded marginally down by 0.08% to Rs 121.25 per kg in futures trading today as speculators reduced exposure amid sluggish ...

Lead rises by 0.6% on spot demand

11 Dec 2014

Lead prices rose by 0.60% to Rs 126.75 per kg in futures trading today as speculators created fresh positions, driven by pick up in demand ...

Zinc up by 0.2% on overseas cues

11 Dec 2014

Taking positive cues from the global market and better domestic demand, zinc futures prices today edged up by 0.22% to Rs 135.85 per kg, as ...

Nickel up by 0.4% on firm demand

11 Dec 2014

Nickel prices moved up by 0.43% to Rs 1,027.80 per kg in futures market today after speculators enlarged positions, tracking a firming ...

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Today's picks- 18 December 2014

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Jindal Steel, TCS & Cairn

India's estimated groundnut output down 24 per cent in 2014-15

Failure to procure crop last year at minimum support price forced farmers to explore different crops


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