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Lead Futures Down On Diminishing Demand

Lead futures fell during morning trade in the domestic market on Tuesday as investors and speculators trimmed their bets in the industrial metal amid sluggish physical demand for lead, from battery-makers, in the domestic spot market.Further, a downw...

Crude Oil Eases As Investors Turn Bearish Over OPEC’s Plan

Crude oil futures fell during noon trade in the domestic market on Tuesday as investors and speculators exited their positions in the energy commodity as they turned bearish over oil producers’ commitment to observe an agreement aimed at easing sup...

Yellow Metal In Reverse Gear Ahead Of US Fed Meet

Gold futures fell during afternoon trade in the domestic market on Tuesday as investors and speculators exited their positions in the precious metal on looming worries over an imminent interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve in a key meeting tha...

Gold Treads Water Ahead Of Two-Day Fed Meeting

Gold was little changed on Tuesday, after inching up in the previous session, ahead of a key meeting of the U.S Federal Reserve that begins later in the day. Spot gold was steady at $1,161.75 an ounce at 0717 GMT, after gaining 0.4 percent on Monday.

Gold Falls To 10-Mth Lows On Fed Rate Hike Bets

Gold prices touched their lowest in over 10 months on Monday, dragged down by expectations that a possible U.S. rate hike this week would curb demand for the safe-haven asset. Spot gold hit its lowest since Feb. 5 at $1,153.93 an ounce, before rising...

Silver Down On Weak Global Cues

Silver futures closed lower in the domestic market on Friday as participants engaged in trimming their positions taking weak cues from global market. Marketmen attributed the fall in silver prices at futures trade to a weak trend in the precious meta...

Gold Dips As Dollar Advances

Gold futures closed lower in the domestic market on Friday as the dollar firmed in anticipation of an interest rate hike at next week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Market-based indicators put the odds of a Fed rate hike next week at nearly 100%. The m...

Crude Oil Up As Crude Producers Meet

Crude oil futures closed higher in the domestic market on Friday with some of the world’s biggest crude producers expected to hold a meeting to fine-tune last month’s agreement to curb production.Traders are eagerly awaiting the outcome of a summ...

Gold Closes Higher As Dollar Advancement Stalls

Gold futures closed higher in the domestic market on Wednesday aided by a stall advances in the dollar and Treasury yields ahead of interest-rate policy decisions by the European Central Bank on Thursday and the Federal Reserve next week.Investors al...

Silver Rises On Strong Global Cues

Silver futures closed higher in the domestic market on Wednesday after participants raised their bets amid firming global trends. Analysts attributed the rise in silver prices at futures trade to a firming trend in the precious metals overseas. ...

Crude Oil Dips On Decline In Crude Stockpiles

Crude oil futures closed lower in the domestic market on Wednesday after U.S. government data revealed a weekly decline in crude stockpiles, but petroleum-product inventories rose much more than expected. Analysts also suggested that the weekly decre...

Aluminium Futures Gain 0.26% On Upsurge In Physical Demand

Aluminium futures were trading higher during morning trade in the domestic market on Thursday as participants build up fresh positions in the industrial metal amid uptick in physical demand for aluminium at the domestic spot market. Further, inc...

Lead Keeps Head Above Water

Lead futures rose during morning trade in the domestic market on Thursday as investors and speculators extended their positions in the industrial metal amid rise in physical demand for lead, from battery-makers, in the domestic spot market.Further, a...

Silver Down On Weak Global Cues

Silver futures closed lower in the domestic market on Tuesday as participants engaged in trimming their positions taking weak cues from global market. Marketmen attributed the fall in silver prices at futures trade to a weak trend in the precious met...

Gold Dips On Strong US Dollar

Gold futures closed lower in the domestic market on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened against its leading rivals and U.S. stocks traded mostly higher—drawing investors’ attention away from the precious metal.Gold investors also remained on the d...

Crude Oil Dips On Increase In Production Last Month

Crude oil futures closed lower in the domestic market on Tuesday as some market surveys revealed further increases in crude production last month from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, despite an agreement to cut back output star...

Aluminium Futures Flat On Subdued Physical Demand

Aluminium futures were flat during morning trade in the domestic market on Wednesday as participants remained on the sidelines in the industrial metal amid muted physical demand for aluminium at the domestic spot market. Further, subdued physica...

Sluggish Demand Drags Down Lead Futures By 0.35%

Lead futures fell during morning trade in the domestic market on Wednesday as investors and speculators exited their positions in the industrial metal amid fall in physical demand for lead, from battery-makers, in the domestic spot market. Furth...

Crude Oil Futures Little Changed

Crude oil futures were little changed during afternoon trade in the domestic market on Wednesday as investors and speculators extended their positions in the energy commodity despite doubts whether a planned crude production cut led by OPEC and Russi...

Gold Edges Down On U.S. Interest Rate Optimism

Gold edged lower on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. data supported the view that the world's biggest economy may be strong enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next week. A rate hike would weigh on gold, as it would raise the opportunit...


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