Edition:
India

Rajendra Jadhav

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

20 Oct 2017

Festive glitter brightens India gold demand

Demand for gold jumped in India this week on account of Dhanteras and Diwali, but high prices took some sheen off the yellow metal's lure during the key festival period this year.

13 Oct 2017

Maharashtra seizes spurious pesticides as poisoning kills at least 30

MUMBAI Maharashtra, India's second-biggest cotton producing state, has stepped up seizures of "unauthorised pesticides" after chemical poisoning killed at least 30 farmers in three months, a government minister told Reuters on Friday.

13 Oct 2017

India gold prices swing to premium ahead of Diwali festival

Gold prices in India traded at a premium this week for the first time in more than three months after a spurt in purchases ahead of a key festival next week and as regulations eased.

10 Oct 2017

India's September gold imports jump 31 percent on festive demand - GFMS

MUMBAI India's gold imports in September rose 31 percent from a year ago as jewellers increased their purchases ahead of a festival at the end of the month, provisional data from GFMS showed.

10 Oct 2017

Fiscal test: As India's smaller firms struggle, Modi faces stimulus dilemma

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's festive season should be a time of celebration for textiles businessman Habib Ansari, who usually spends October counting a boom in profits from supplying retailers ahead of a month of peak shopping.

06 Oct 2017

Asia Gold: Transparency law and smuggling take shine off festival season

Demand for physical gold in India improved slightly this week because of a correction in local prices, but recent restrictions on the industry and increased smuggling took the sheen off the bullion market heading into the peak festival season.

30 Sep 2017

Stampede in Mumbai kills at least 22

MUMBAI A rush hour stampede killed at least 22 people and wounded 36 on Friday during a sudden monsoon downpour at a busy railway station in India's commercial hub of Mumbai, government and emergency officials said. | Video

27 Sep 2017

Gold smuggling likely to rise in India as festive buyers try to avoid new tax

MUMBAI Gold smuggling in India, the world's second-biggest consumer of the metal, is likely to rise during the country's peak holiday season as buyers try to avoid paying a new sales tax and to dodge new transparency rules.

22 Sep 2017

Gold price dip fails to lift demand; India's new rule dulls lustre

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Physical gold demand remained soft across Asia this week despite a downwards price correction as consumers awaited further dips in rates, while a government move to bring transparency to bullion trading kept buyers on the sidelines in India.

20 Sep 2017

Maharashtra to start cane crush Nov. 1 - govt sources

MUMBAI Millers in India's Maharashtra state will start crushing sugarcane from Nov. 1 as heavy rain over the last few days has made it difficult to bring operations forward as hoped, two government officials said on Wednesday.

Markets

  • Asia
  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Sectors
Stock Search
Sensex 32,506.72 + 116.76 +0.36%
Nikkei 21,696.65 + 239.01 +1.11%
Hang Seng 28,305.88 -181.36 -0.64%
EUR/INR 76.461 -0.10%
USD/INR 65.018 -0.02%
GBP/INR 85.804 +0.06%
Gold 1,271.50 -5.90 -0.46%
Oil 51.88 +0.04 +0.08%
Corn 349.75 +5.25 +1.52%