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Onion output estimated to rise 15% to 19.3 MT in 2013-14

Onion output estimated to rise 15% to 19.3 MT in 2013-14

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:39

Onion production in the country is estimated to increase by 15 percent to 19.3 million tonnes (MT) in 2013-14, Parliament was informed Friday.

Dubai bourse to relist Indian rupee options contract

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:55

The new EOS platform will help the exchange to support high volumes in innovative products such as Indian rupee options. 

Paswan asks states to rise above politics to control prices

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:38

The current price rise is a temporary phenomenon created by hoarders, he said.

Govt puts stock limits on onion and potato to check prices

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 20:45

Cracking down further on hoarding, the Centre on Wednesday put onion and potato under purview of the Essential Commodities Act and imposed stock holding limits in a bid to improve availability and rein in prices.

CCEA may consider today stock limits on onion, potato

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 09:37

Currently, stock limits are imposed for pulses, edible oils and oilseeds till September 2014, while for rice and paddy upto November this year.

NCDEX hikes transaction charges on agri-commodities

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 12:58

Leading agri-commodity bourse NCDEX has hiked transaction charges on agri-commodities effective this month, a move which experts say is aimed at improving the financial viability of the exchange that has taken a beating due to falling trade volumes.

China to rein supreme in world commodities in 2014: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 18:13

Grains, metals, meat: these are just three of the commodities being sucked in by the voracious Chinese economy which is set to be the key driver on raw materials markets this year.

EU ban on select Indian fruits, veggies unfortunate: Ficci

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 15:36

Earlier this week, the EU temporarily banned imports of Alphonso mangoes, the king of fruits, and four vegetables from India from May 1.

Godrej Ind gets NSE nod to merge Wadala Comm with itself

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 13:56

Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) has approved the merger of Wadala Commodities with Godrej Industries.

Global food prices rise by 2.3% March: FAO

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 14:55

Global food prices increased by 2.3 percent in March from the previous month, the highest level since May 2013.

FMC suspends futures trade in agri-commodities on Saturdays

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 19:50

FMC has asked the bourses to submit a compliance report in this regard by April 15.

Pesticides in veggies; HC terms it `alarming`, seeks action

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 22:26

The Delhi High Court today termed as "alarming" the findings of an expert committee on the status of pesticide residues in food commodities and said almost entire 1.75 crore Delhiites eat fruits and vegetables which are not fit for human consumption.