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Commodity Watch

25 Feb | 12:57PM
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Oil prices hit 11-mth highs on tighter supplies, Fed assurance on low rates

Oil prices hit 11-mth highs on tighter supplies, Fed assurance on low rates

Brent crude futures for April gained 19 cents, 0.3 per cent, to $67.23 a barrel by 0400 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for April was at $63.30 a barrel, up 8 cents, 0.1 per cent.

Gold rate falls below Rs 46,500; silver flirts with Rs 70,000

Gold rate falls below Rs 46,500; silver flirts with Rs 70,000

Benchmark US Treasury yields hovered near the one-year peak hit in the previous session. Higher yields increases the opportunity cost of holding a non-yielding bullion.

Gold eases as firmer US Treasury yields weigh

Gold eases as firmer US Treasury yields weigh

SPDR Gold Trust , the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, said its holdings fell 0.4% to 1,106.36 tonnes on Wednesday from 1,110.44 tonnes on Tuesday.

Gold falls Rs 148, silver declines Rs 886

Gold falls Rs 148, silver declines Rs 886

In the international markets, gold prices were trading steady at $1,807 an ounce and silver was almost flat at $27.63.

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Calendar Spread means entering a long and short position on the same underlying asset futures but with different delivery months. The strategy to play with calendar spread is to understand how much premium/discount two different contracts are trading at.
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Gold rate falls below Rs 46,500; silver flirts with Rs 70,000
Benchmark US Treasury yields hovered near the one-year peak hit in the previous session. Higher yields increases the opportunity cost of holding a non-yielding bullion.
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Crude oil futures rise by Rs 69 on spot demand
On MCX, crude oil for February delivery traded 1.56% higher at Rs 4,483 per barrel .
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Copper futures fall on weak demand
Analysts said trimming of positions by speculators due to muted demand in the spot market mainly led to the fall in copper prices here.
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High local prices may hit cardamom exports
India’s cardamom exports plunged 72 per cent year-on-year to 405 tonnes in the six months to September 2019.
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Crude palm oil becomes India's largest traded farm contract
According to data sourced from the Multi Commodity Exchange’s (MCX) website, the average daily turnover in the crude palm oil contract was Rs 273.60 crore. The daily volume averaged 39,068 tonnes, or over 5 per cent of the country’s monthly imports.
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MCX cotton deposits up 285% in December 2020
"On 31st December 2020 cotton deposit was 80,250 bales and on 31st December was 20,825 bales," said MCX. The curru cotton season began on October 1.
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Rising demand from oral care, pharma and confectionary cos to take mentha oil exports to pre-Covid levels
In April-September, India exported 18,000 tonnes, according to industry estimates. Exports picked up until October but slowed down after that because of the second wave of coronavirus and year-end holidays.

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