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India

Rajendra Jadhav

Asia Gold-India sees only modest demand from weddings, slight uptick in China

06 Dec 2019

* Slight pick-up in demand from wholesalers in Singapore -dealer

India's November gold imports jump to 5-month high as prices retreat

03 Dec 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's gold imports in November jumped 78% from a month earlier to the highest level in five months as jewellers in the world's second-biggest market for the metal restocked after a fall in prices, a government source said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-India's Nov gold imports jump to 5-month high as prices retreat

03 Dec 2019

* Premium prompts refiners to increase dore imports (Updates with bullion dealers' comment from fifth graph)

Indian gold buying ticks up on price drop; demand lags in other hubs

29 Nov 2019

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Gold was sold at a premium this week in India as a dip in prices prompted purchases of the precious metal, while demand was soft in other Asian hubs as interest for the metal waned going into the year-end season.

India's wettest monsoon in 25 years could lift 2020 wheat output to record

29 Nov 2019

MUMBAI India's wheat production could jump to a second consecutive annual record in 2020 as the wettest monsoon in 25 years is set to help farmers in expanding the area under the winter-sown crop while also boosting yields, industry officials told Reuters.

Modi's loss in Maharashtra election raises questions about bullet train

27 Nov 2019

MUMBAI India's richest state is set to be ruled by parties opposed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, jeopardising a Japanese-backed bullet-train project opposed by farmers.

Indian gold sellers opt for discounts; China, Hong Kong demand weak

22 Nov 2019

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Gold demand remained subdued in China this week against a backdrop of slowing economic growth, and in Hong Kong where protests continued, while prices in India flipped into discount as demand eased.

India may extend onion export ban to February to cap domestic prices

19 Nov 2019

MANCHAR, India India may keep a ban on onion exports until February because domestic prices have risen after the harvest of summer-sown crops, which were expected to augment supplies, was delayed and damaged by untimely rains, a government official said.

Untimely rains hit India's summer crops, delay rural economy recovery

17 Nov 2019

KALAMB, India Heavy rains in October and November have brought more misery to India's farmers, after summer-sown crops such as soybean, cotton, rice and vegetables suffered rain and flood damage during the wettest June-September monsoon season in 25 years.

Asia Gold-Indian sellers charge first premiums in 5-1/2 months as demand firms

15 Nov 2019

* Activity muted in China, premiums little changed at $4-$4.50/oz

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