El Niño worries inflation managers

23 Apr 2014

RBI has decided to consider inflation based on new series CPI in which half of the weight is for food, beverages and tobacco

Mentha oil up 0.4% on pick-up in demand

23 Apr 2014

Mentha oil prices rose by 0.47 per cent to Rs 853.30 per kg in futures trade today as traders created fresh positions, driven by pick-up in ...

Lower prices pushed coking coal import up 18% in FY14

22 Apr 2014

Average coking coal prices remained around $111-$118 a tonne throughout year in global markets, sharply lower than $140 a tonne in 2012-13

Pepper prices flare as output douses 40%

22 Apr 2014

Growers begin to hold back stock

El Nino seen starting as early as July as Pacific warms up

22 Apr 2014

An El Nino will probably start as soon as July, according to the Australian government forecaster, adding to predictions for the event that ...

Mentha oil down 0.4% on weak demand

22 Apr 2014

Mentha oil prices fell by 0.49 per cent to Rs 828.90 per kg in futures trade today as traders reduced exposures, tracking a weak trend at ...

Yarn exporters redrawing plans as China demand hit

21 Apr 2014

The Chinese currency, the yuan, is depreciating, making imports costlier

Search on for new FMC chief

21 Apr 2014

The ministry in an advertisement on FMC website invited applications in suitable format from aspirants

Mentha oil down 1.1% on sluggish demand

21 Apr 2014

Mentha oil prices declined by 1.14 per cent to Rs 842.60 per kg in futures trade today as traders reduced positions, tracking a weak trend ...

Crude oil down 0.1% on weak Asian cues

21 Apr 2014

Crude oil futures fell by 0.11 per cent to Rs 6,260 per barrel after speculators reduced exposures amid weak trend in Asian trade. At the ...

India's paper demand to rise 53% by 2020

19 Apr 2014

Investment worth Rs 20,000-cr in five years to lower cost of production and improve demand for manufacturers

Iron ore production yet to pick up in Karnataka

19 Apr 2014

One year after the Apex Court allowing opening of 115 mines in category A and B, the production has barely touched 20 million tonnes

Cotton exports hit as China shifts policy

17 Apr 2014

Raw cotton export may fall 20% in the next crop year as against 6% this year; rise in finished yarn exports adds to woes

Mentha oil up 0.3% on strong demand

17 Apr 2014

Mentha oil extended gains for the third straight day and prices were up 0.35 per cent to Rs 953.50 per kg in futures market today on strong ...

Corrugated box manufacturers face bleak future

16 Apr 2014

High raw material cost, low realisation the reason

Mentha oil up 0.1% on pick-up in demand

16 Apr 2014

Mentha oil remained up for the second day as prices rose further by 0.16 per cent to Rs 856.50 per kg in futures trading today on the back ...

Mentha oil up 0.6% on spot demand

15 Apr 2014

Mentha oil prices moved up by 0.67 per cent to Rs 855.70 per kg in futures market today after speculators created positions supported by a ...

Crude oil down 0.6% on weak Asian cues

15 Apr 2014

Crude oil futures eased by 0.62 per cent to Rs 6,243 per barrel today after speculators trimmed positions in tandem with a weak trend in ...

Agriculture and livestock emissions up 14%: FAO

12 Apr 2014

Says spurt in agricultural output in developing countries behind rise

Rubber imports surged last fiscal

11 Apr 2014

Rubber Board records a huge 49% rise in inward shipments

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Markets have a choppy morning

The gains in the banking pack ahead of the Q4 numbers are being offseated by losses in RIL and the FMCG space.

Bourses await nod for longer trading hours

Brokers have asked for a longer session on poll result day and an additional one on May 17

Operational issues hit IPO applications from small towns

In a recent SME issue, about 20-25 investors from a tier-II centre were unable to participate

Potato prices spurt as bad weather threatens output

In Amritsar mandis, average price was Rs 1,000 a quintal on Tuesday from Rs 800 a quintal last Saturday

India may lose top rice exporter spot to Thailand

A drop in Indian exports could help Thailand trim a record inventory, chalked up under a controversial rice-buying scheme


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