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Farmer's Day special: Five apps for farmers

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

These select apps are great tools to boost crop productivity, control pest attacks, learn about the weather and discover mandi prices »

MCX Lead stuck in sideways range

Gurumurthy K

Inability to break above ₹168 and a pull-back move will continue to keep the contract inside the sideways range for some time. »
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Sell gold at $1,267/ounce

Gnanasekaar T

Comex gold futures hit a week-high on Thursday, as the dollar was on the defensive after tumbling in... »
WEEKLY OUT LOOK

Resistances can cap the upside for MCX-Nickel

Gurumurthy K

After falling for two consecutive weeks, the Nickel futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchang... »
PICK OF THE WEEK

NCDEX-Jeera can extend rally

Gurumurthy K

Jeera prices have been surging over the last few weeks and are on a strong footing. The Jeera future... »
Farmers Day Special

Five Start-Ups That Make a Difference

Crofarm From 2016 Crofarm has built a digitised agri-supply chain for fruits and vegetables that is efficient and has zero wastage, and increases the incomes of both farmers and neighbourhood r... »

Palm oil futures tests support, rises

Gnanasekaar T

Malaysian palm oil futures on Monday slid to fresh lows, hitting their weakest in five-and-a-half months, as traders were cautious ahead of official data from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board on Tuesday.C... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

MCX Lead faces a key hurdle

Yoganand D

Last week, the Lead futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) gained 2.6 per cent breaching a key resistance at ₹160 per kg. However, the contract encountered another resistance at ₹165 ... »

Downtrend gains momentum in MCX Nickel

Gurumurthy K

The Nickel futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) fell sharply in the past week breaking below the 100-day moving average support (₹725 per kg). The contract has tumbled 4.7 per cent ... »

MCX Aluminium faces key resistance ahead

Gurumurthy K

The Aluminium futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) fell sharply, as expected in the past week, breaking below the key 100-day moving average support level of ₹133 per kg. The contra... »

‘Manipulation, not speculation, is bad’

KEVIN C. PICCOLI, Deputy Director, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

The market regulator needs to ensure fair pricing, says CFTC Deputy Director »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Prospects turn bearish for MCX Nickel

Gurumurthy K

The resistance around ₹780 per kg has held well for the Nickel futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX). The contract tested this resistance last week by making a high of ₹778.9 per kg ... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

MCX Zinc hovers above a crucial support base

Gurumurthy K

The Zinc futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange has come off the high of ₹212 per kg it hit last Wednesday. The contract has tumbled over 3 per cent from this high and is currently trading ... »
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Palm oil will test support levels, rise

Gnanasekaar T

Malaysian palm oil futures on Monday fell to a four-month low tracking softer edible oils on the Chicago Board of Trade and China’s Dalian Commodity Exchange. CPO active month February futures are cor... »

MCX Lead faces a key resistance zone ahead

Gurumurthy K

The bounce back move in the Lead futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) seems to lack strength. The contract had reversed higher from the low of ₹156.2 a kg made on November 17. This ... »

MMTC to import 2,000 tonnes of onions to ease supplies, prices

MCX zinc hovers above key support

Near-term view is negative for MCX Aluminium

Weak dollar boosts gold prices

Near-term view is negative for MCX Lead

Crude oil: Near-term dip possible, but limited

Palm oil will test supports, rise

Short-term outlook bullish for MCX Lead

WEEKLY OUTLOOK

MCX-Zinc on an up-and-down path

Gurumurthy K

The Zinc futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange has fallen sharply since the beginning of this month. The contract hit a high of ₹211.15 per kg on December 1 and has tumbled about 6 per cen... »

Farm Reform: No 'acche din' yet for Madhya Pradesh small farmers after price deficiency payment scheme

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

For the price compensation scheme to work, government must rein in trade cartels and fix prices right »

Sell gold if it touches $1,260-65/oz

Gnanasekaar T

Comex gold futures slid to a four- month low on Thursday as a bounce in the dollar sparked by optimism over US tax reform plans pushed the metal out of its recent narrow trading range. Traders are no... »
PICK OF THE WEEK

Outlook is bullish for NCDEX soyabean

Gurumurthy K

Soyabean prices have seen a strong upsurge over the last couple of weeks. Before this up-move, the prices had been on a strong downtrend since September. The Centre’s move to increase the import duty ... »

Palm oil will test supports, rise

Gnanasekaar T

Malaysian palm oil futures on Monday fell lower before hitting a one week high in the morning session tracking gains in other edible oils. Concerns that floods on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Traders can stay away from MCX Lead

Gurumurthy K

The Lead futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) fell in the past week as expected to test the support level of ₹155 per kg. The contract dropped to a low of ₹155 on Wednesday but has ... »
PICK OF THE WEEK

NCDEX Turmeric: Ready to rally

Gurumurthy K

Turmeric prices have been gaining momentum the last couple of weeks. The turmeric futures contract traded on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) has surged over 11 per cent in the... »
WEEKLY OUTLOOK

Resistances cap upside in MCX Aluminium

Gurumurthy K

The aluminium futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has reversed higher after hitting a low of ₹133.9 per kg on last Tuesday. This rebound seems to be losing momentum as the contract ... »
Bullion Cues

Gold stuck in a range

Gurumurthy K

But the overall bias remains bullish for it to breach $1,300 in the coming days »
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

The road ahead does not look very smooth for Comex gold

T Gnanasekar

Comex gold futures edged lower on Thursday, with investors taking profits after gains of nearly 1 per cent in the previous session on weaker US economic data, and concerns among some Federal Reserve ... »

MCX Nickel rebounds from key support

Cotton Seed Oilcake recovers from a vital long-term low

Palm oil will test support levels, rise

Sell gold if it rules below $1,268/ounce

Corrective rally possible in MCX Nickel

MCX zinc finds support

Supports to limit the downside in gold

Buying a house to just rent it out may not be a lucrative option in India, shows study of data provided by JLL India. Average rental yields were 3.1 per cent, as of May 2017, for top six cities in... »

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