Commodities

MCX Gold

27892.0
Change
-42.0
Open
27805.0
High
27910.0
Low
27752.0
Times
07/31 14:39
Data as of 2:55pm IST (Delayed at least 20 minutes).

International Gold

1,296.20
Change
+1.30
Open
1,295.10
High
1,297.30
Low
1,291.70
Times
07/31 14:39
Data as of 2:55pm IST (Delayed at least 20 minutes).

MCX Silver

44753.0
Change
273.0
Open
44355.0
High
44800.0
Low
44272.0
Times
07/31 14:39
Data as of 2:55pm IST (Delayed at least 20 minutes).

International Crude

105.60
Change
-0.91
Open
106.06
High
106.33
Low
105.50
Times
07/31 14:44
Data as of 2:55pm IST (Delayed at least 20 minutes).

Gold Market Report

PRECIOUS-Gold stays below $1,300 as U.S. economic optimism dents demand

* Gold set for second monthly drop in three * Prices weighed by stronger than expected U.S. GDP * Coming up: U.S. Weekly jobless claims at 1230 GMT (Updates prices) By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE, July 31 - Gold held steady below $1,300 an ounce on Thursday, headed for its second monthly drop in three, as optimism over U.S. economic growth curbed safe-haven appetite for the metal. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy, altho

PRECIOUS-Gold stays below $1,300 as U.S. economic optimism dents demand

SINGAPORE, July 31 - Gold held overnight losses to trade below $1,300 an ounce on Thursday and looked likely to extend declines to a fourth day as optimism over U.S. economic growth curbed safe-haven appetite for the metal. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was flat at $1,295.20 an ounce by 0021 GMT, after dropping 0.3 percent in the previous session. * The Federal Reserve on Wednesday reaffirmed it was in no rush to raise interest rates, even as it upgraded its assessment of

CORRECTED-PRECIOUS-Gold traders brush aside signs Fed in no hurry to raise rates

NEW YORK/LONDON, July 30 - Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, but traders largely shrugged off a statement from the Federal Reserve hinting the U.S. central bank was in no rush to hike interest rates, which would reduce appetite for the precious metal.

PRECIOUS-Gold treads water below $1,300 as Fed, economic data eyed

* Gold trades in tight $3 range in Asia * U.S. dollar index at 6-month peak * Coming up: U.S. GDP data, Fed statement after 2-day meeting (Updates prices) By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE, July 30 - Gold was trading in a tight range below $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors nervously awaited the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting to gauge the U.S. central bank's view on the economy and monetary policy. The metal was pressured by the U.S. dollar, which he

PRECIOUS-Gold treads water below $1,300 as Fed, economic data eyed

SINGAPORE, July 30 - Gold was trading in a tight range below $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors nervously awaited the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting to gauge the U.S. central bank's view on the economy and monetary policy. The metal was also pressured by the U.S. dollar, which hovered at a six-month high on expectations of strong economic data and a hawkish tone from the Fed. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was flat at $1,299.29 an ounce by 0024 GMT, after s

UPDATE 3-Shell quarterly profit beats forecasts despite impairments

* Raises dividend, flags $30 billion returns to investors

Ukraine president urges assembly to amend budget to fund army

KIEV, July 31 - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to parliament on Thursday to back legislation needed to fund an army offensive against separatists in the east and shore up the energy sector.

GLOBAL MARKETS-European shares sink again, dollar holds strong

* Fed says in no rush to raise rates but upgrades view on economy

UPDATE 2-Centrica first-half profits fall 35 pct on weather woes

* British Gas average bill seen down 90 pounds/year on less use

UPDATE 3-Oil slips below $106 on increased supply, low demand

* OPEC oil output rises in July from June - Reuters survey

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Nikkei 15,620.77 -25.46 -0.16%
Hang Seng 24,756.85 +24.64 +0.10%
Sensex 25,969.55 -117.87 -0.45%
EUR/INR 80.912 +0.57%
USD/INR 60.410 +0.28%
GBP/INR 101.97 +0.38%
Gold 1,296.20 +1.30 +0.10%
Oil 99.24 -1.03 -1.03%
Corn 359.25 -2.50 -0.69%

Real estate negotiations, Argentina style

"All they said was 'We need the office', and that was that. We had 10 minutes to get our stuff and get out." - Carlos Jiminez, planning executive at Spanish energy company Repsol's YPF division in Argentina on the day the government of Cristina Fernandez's government seized control in 2012.

ANALYSIS-Small ships to unlock rate boon for bulk owners

Dry cargo shippers with smaller vessels are shifting to more-risk, more-reward spot markets, eyeing rising demand for sugar and grains -- commodities well suited to versatile supramax and handysize ships.

Think brussels sprouts and cauliflower are agricultural commodities? Think again.

While the financial bailouts tossed to automakers, banks and other groups during the recent economic crisis left a funny taste in the mouth of some Americans, one former U.S. regulator hopes efforts to prevent another panic doesn't go rotten.

Myanmar – investing in a far frontier

28 Jul 2014

Frontier investors have been excited by the opening up of Myanmar's market since its quasi-civilian government came to power in 2011, after nearly half a century of military rule. Can you get 20 pct annual returns?

The people buying emerging markets

23 Jul 2014

As mom-and-pop holders of mutual funds rushed for the exits last year,deep-pocketed pension funds and central banks started moving in to snap up cheap emerging assets.

Emerging markets; turning a corner

15 Jul 2014

Liquidity conditions in emerging markets are improving and that may augur better times ahead, a liquidity index from CrossBorder Capital shows