Commodity - Industrial Metals

Sponge iron prices fall on cheaper raw materials

25 Oct 2014

Sponge iron prices have fallen five per cent so far this month, owing to a steep fall in the cost of production.

HKEx aims to expand mini contracts to more metals and coal

23 Oct 2014

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) plans to expand the range of its three "mini" contracts to include more base metals as well as ...

Sept steel output drops in major nations; India logs rise

22 Oct 2014

World's steel production fell for the first time in eight months in September primarily due to sluggish output in all major producing ...

Zinc up by 0.1% on overseas trend, spot demand

22 Oct 2014

Taking positive cues from the global markets and better domestic demand, zinc futures today edged up by 0.11% to Rs 135.70 per kg as ...

Nickel down by 0.3% on sluggish demand

22 Oct 2014

Nickel prices dropped 0.26% to Rs 934.10 per kg in futures trade today after participants reduced holdings tracking a weak trend overseas ...

Copper falls by 0.2% on weak global cues

22 Oct 2014

Copper prices fell by 0.17% to Rs 410.20 per kg in futures trade today as speculators offloaded their positions at prevailing levels amidst ...

Aluminium down by 0.3% on global cues

22 Oct 2014

Taking weak cues from global markets, aluminium prices fell 0.29% to Rs 121.15 per kg in futures trade today as speculators trimmed ...

Lead down 0.2% on sluggish spot demand

22 Oct 2014

Lead prices eased by 0.16 per cent to Rs 123.85 per kg in futures trade today as speculators indulged in reducing exposures amid subdued ...

Lead gain 0.2% on global cues

21 Oct 2014

Lead futures rose by 0.20% to Rs 123.15 per kg today as speculators enlarged positions amid a firming trend in select base metals in the ...

Nickel down 0.1% on global cues

21 Oct 2014

Nickel prices fell by 0.12 per cent to Rs 941.20 per kg in futures trade today as participants reduced exposures amidst a weak trend ...

Zinc up by 0.1% on spot demand

21 Oct 2014

Zinc futures rose by 0.11% to Rs 135.205 per kg today as speculators enlarged positions amid a firm global trend and better domestic

Zinc down by 0.2% on global cues

20 Oct 2014

Zinc futures fell 0.18% to Rs 138.40 per kg today as participants reduced positions amid weakness in copper and other base metals overseas ...

Copper falls by 0.3% on global cues

20 Oct 2014

Copper prices fell by 0.28% to Rs 408.10 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced their positions amid weak overseas cues and ...

Copper smelting units negotiate higher conversion charges

18 Oct 2014

Global move will benefit Hindalco and Sterlite

Steel exports up 0.4% in H1, domestic firms worried

17 Oct 2014

India's steel exports grew by 0.4 per cent in the first six months of the current fiscal which the "worried" domestic producers attribute ...

Nickel up 0.27% on global cues, spot demand

17 Oct 2014

Taking positive cues from global market and rising demand from domestic alloy-makers, nickel futures rose 0.27 per cent to Rs 961.70 per kg ...

Steel makers go slow on iron ore sourcing via e-auctions

16 Oct 2014

Kalyani Steel mulls importing for the first time; JSW Steel to import 10 million tonnes

Commodities spooked by growth worries

16 Oct 2014

Metals slump further on concerns over weak growth and demand

Aluminium down by 0.9% on global cues

16 Oct 2014

Aluminium prices fell 0.88% to Rs 117.70 per kg in futures trade today as speculators offloaded their positions amid weak cues from global ...

Zinc down by 2.6% on weak global trends

16 Oct 2014

Zinc prices declined by 2.64% to Rs 140.30 per kg in futures trade today as speculators trimmed their positions, triggered by a weak trend ...

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