Vijaykumar Vedala

Asia Rice: Thailand eyes deals with Philippines, China; India demand tepid

01 Nov 2018

BENGALURU A weaker baht pushed rice export prices in Thailand lower this week, although there were expectations of new deals with the Philippines and China, while rates in India languished at the 21-month lows hit last week due to sluggish demand.

Gold slips as U.S.-China trade war fears prop up dollar

30 Oct 2018

BENGALURU Gold prices fell on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar firmed on renewed fears of an intensification in the Sino-U.S. trade war and worries over slowing global economic growth.

Asia Gold: Price rally takes sheen off India's festive buying

26 Oct 2018

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Gold demand in India this week was muted as a recent rally in domestic prices prompted buyers to postpone purchases despite the approaching festival and wedding season.

PRECIOUS-Gold holds near 3-month peak as equity rout sparks safe-haven rush

25 Oct 2018

* Palladium moves away from Tuesday's record peak (Updates prices)

India's festival demand for gold dims as price rally bites

19 Oct 2018

MUMBAI/BENGALURU A key festival brought little activity to the physical gold market in India this week as purchases remained significantly lower than normal with domestic prices jumping to the highest in more than two years.

CORRECTED-PRECIOUS-Gold steady as firmer dollar offsets fall in stocks (Oct 18)

19 Oct 2018

BENGALURU, Oct 18 Gold prices held steady on Thursday as a fall in Asian shares was offset by a stronger dollar, which firmed after minutes of the Federal Reserve's September meeting reinforced expectations of a tighter U.S. monetary policy.

PRECIOUS-Gold stays near 2-1/2-month high as risk aversion lends support

16 Oct 2018

* Spot gold may fall into $1,208-$1,217/oz range - technicals (Updates prices, adds quotes)

PRECIOUS-Gold hits near 12-week high as falling markets burnish appeal

15 Oct 2018

* Specs extend net short position in Comex gold in Oct. 9 week

PRECIOUS-Gold slips as markets calm, but hovers near 10-wk high

12 Oct 2018

* Spot gold may extend gains to $1,237/oz- technicals (Adds comment, updates prices)

PRECIOUS-Gold edges up on sell-off in equities, weaker dollar

11 Oct 2018

* Holdings in SPDR Gold Trust rise for the first time since July

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