futures markets

Mexican farmers to sell commodities on futures market

August 2nd, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The government and brokers are launching the Market Risk Management Program, which will allow farmers to sell commodities using futures contracts, Mexican officials said.The program's ... Read more...

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Obama seeks to curb speculation in oil market

April 18th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced a plan to "crack down" on speculation in the crude oil markets to put the brakes on the rise ... Read more...

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Government probing speculation in agri commodities

April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Concerned over excessive speculation leading to price fluctuation of some essential commodities being traded at the Forward Markets Commission recently, the government Friday said it ... Read more...

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Rising food prices pose global threat: World Bank president

April 17th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 17 (ANI): World Bank president Robert Zoellick has warned that rising food prices have pushed the world's poor countries to "one shock away from a full-blown crisis."He said skyrocketing food ... Read more...

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PM hopes inflation to come down in coming months

March 31st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Stating that inflation has been a problem in the recent months, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said he is hopeful of seeing lower ... Read more...

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Gold breaches Rs.19,000 per 10 gm mark in India

June 1st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The retail price of gold for jewellery breached the Rs.19,000 mark for 10 gm for the first time ever in the national capital Tuesday on account of ... Read more...

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Zen Securities launches new financial service

August 29th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Zen Securities Ltd (ZSL), a leading financial services company, Friday announced the launch of a new financial service Zen Money."Zen Money offers various products and services like Internet ... Read more...

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USs energy problem stretched thin by demands from India, China

July 26th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZC ANI 0 (Business) USs energy problem stretched thin by demands from India and China: Washington, July 26 (ANI): A University of Illinois economist has said that Americas energy shortage problems have been stretched ... Read more...

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Brazil’s energy giant says oil prices will remain high

July 2nd, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 2 (IANS) The oil prices will remain high as long as the current conditions continue to prevail, Brazil's energy giant Petrobas has said, Spain's EFE reported Wednesday. Besides others, speculation ... Read more...

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Food riots can spread, high prices set to continue: FAO

April 9th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The Director General of United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Jacques Diouf, on Wednesday said that food riots which have struck several impoverished countries could ... Read more...

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