BONDS, CURRENCIES & COMMODITIES


Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 13 December 2012
Many jewellers offer gold savings schemes wherein you pay specific number of instalments to get bonus added by the jeweller at the end of the period. Find out the different offers available today and what you need to be aware of before signing up Jewellers offer schemes like Tanishq...

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MDT/PTI 13 December 2012
RBI is also mulling allowing a repo in certificate of deposits issued by banks and commercial papers by corporates Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is contemplating to allow foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in currency futures market, Deputy Governor HR Khan said, reports...

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Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 11 December 2012
Many jewellers offer gold deposit schemes wherein you give your gold to get higher quantity at the end of one year or get monthly payment as well as return of your gold at end of the term. Should you go for it? Find out which is the only regulated scheme A Moneylife reader asked us about...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 December 2012
REC bonds, offering 7.88% tax-free, are yet to attract retail investors. Either the investors have not warmed up to the first in the series of tax free bonds issues or they don’t find it as attractive as last year Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has launched its public issue of...

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MDT/PTI 22 November 2012
RBI said unhedged forex exposure of corporates is a source of risk to the corporates as well as to the financing bank and the financial system Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to put in place a mechanism to rigorously evaluate the risks arising out of unhedged...

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MDT/PTI 20 November 2012
RBI says to dissuade people from indulging in speculative activity it asked banks not to give loans for buying gold in any form, including primary gold, gold bullion, gold jewellery, gold coins, units of gold ETF and units of gold mutual funds   Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)...

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MDT/PTI 19 November 2012
SEBI is conducting auction in government and corporate debt security investments worth Rs10,616 crore or over $1.9 billion on 20th November for foreign investors   New Delhi: Enthused by growing interest of foreign investors in debt securities in the country, market regulator...

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MDT/PTI 12 November 2012
On Dhanteras, the number of gold ETF units traded on NSE went up by 81% to 4,441 kg   Mumbai: The National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Sunday saw brisk trading in gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) on the occasion of Dhanteras recording a turnover of Rs1,337 crore against Rs636 crore on...

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Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 09 November 2012
BullionIndia offers a new mode of buying precious metals, apart from existing options of physical purchase, gold ETF, e-gold/e-silver, gold fund-of-funds and futures market. Should you go for it? BullionIndia.in claims to offer gold and silver trading at wholesale prices. Its features...

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MDT/PTI 06 November 2012
The central bank has allowed scheduled commercial banks to become members of SEBI approved stock exchanges for undertaking proprietary transactions in the corporate bond market   Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said banks can become members of stock exchanges to undertake...

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MDT/PTI 05 November 2012
Volume the jewellery demand is likely to be bit muted this Diwali as people are going for other options such as coins, bars and ETFs Mumbai: With the festival of Diwali along with marriage season around the corner, leading jewellers and bankers hope that the gold sale in India will grow...

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MDT/PTI 03 November 2012
Dhanteras is considered an auspicious occasion to buy gold, and a lot of trading interest has been observed on that day, in gold ETF's in the past, NSE said   New Delhi: The National Stock Exchange (NSE) will hold a special trading session for gold exchange traded funds on 11th...

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MDT/PTI 02 November 2012
The government has made mandatory standardised packaging of 19 items and non-compliance would invite penal action   The government has made mandatory standardised packaging of 19 items and non-compliance would invite penal action   New Delhi: Manufacturers of 19 commodities,...

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MDT/PTI 09 October 2012
Pawar said that availability of foodgrains stock in the country would not be a problem and in fact, India has surplus grains for exports as well New Delhi: Foodgrains production in 2012-13 will be lower than last year's record output of 257.44 million tonnes but availability would be...

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MDT/PTI 24 September 2012
As per the first advance estimate, total foodgrains production is expected at 117.18 million tonnes in the kharif season this year, lower than the last year but higher than the average production of 113 million tonnes over the last five years New Delhi: India's foodgrains production is...

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Moneylife Digital Team 18 September 2012
Improvement in rainfall since August has lifted water reservoir levels to above normal levels and this would benefit rabi or winter crop output, Morgan Stanley said There has been significant improvement in rainfall in the second half of the monsoon season—but the cumulative rainfall has...

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MDT/PTI 18 September 2012
Concerns regarding the prospect of lower cane yields and sugar output in Maharashtra and Karnataka and the approaching peak sugar consumption period have led to retail prices of sugar going up by 15% over the last month says Rabobank, which specialises in agri-business   Mumbai: Sugar...

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MDT/PTI 06 September 2012
Gold prices for 99.9 and 99.5% purity spurted by Rs320 each to Rs32,300 and Rs32,100 per 10 grams on increased buying by stockists ahead of the marriage season    New Delhi: Gold prices on Thursday crossed the coveted Rs32,000-mark for the first time in the national capital, driven by...

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Better rains in September will help in retaining soil moisture and support sowing of rabi crops and will benefit kharif crop as well   New Delhi: Rainfall during the next month is expected to be better as monsoon is unlikely to be influenced by El Nino weather pattern, helping rice...

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While the difference between wholesale and retail prices of cereals and pulses appears to be less than 20%, in vegetables, the difference in prices is much higher   New Delhi: The difference between wholesale and retail prices of cereals and pulses appears to be less than 20%, Food...

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