Commodity markets

Committed to reforms in commodities derivatives market: Sebi

Committed to reforms in commodities derivatives market: Sebi

Pursuing reforms in the commodities derivatives market, Sebi on Saturday said it is committed to allow options trading in the segment as well as look at permitting institutional participation in this market in a phased manner.

Feb 11, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Mandi Live - 28th April 2016

The commodity market is in full action mood. US Fed reserve and Bank of Japan's decisions have given the boost to the market. to know more watch Mandi Live

Apr 29, 2016, 13:09 PM IST
Be alert on supervision; deepen commodity markets: FM Jaitley to Sebi

Be alert on supervision; deepen commodity markets: FM Jaitley to Sebi

Asking Sebi to be alert on market supervision, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday asked the regulator to take steps to expand investor base and deepen the commodity derivatives segment.

Mar 12, 2016, 15:34 PM IST

Commodity markets tumble as China weakness spreads

Chinese stock indices like the CSI300 and the Shanghai Composite Index tumbled on Monday morning, also dragging on Japan`s Nikkei index as worries over slower growth in the Chinese economy intensified.

Aug 24, 2015, 08:21 AM IST

Exports of 6 key agri products record negative growth in FY15

Exports of six key agricultural products, including tea, spices and tobacco, have registered negative growth in 2014-15, mainly due to decline in prices in global commodity markets.

May 26, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

India's coal, coke imports jump 19% in April trade

The situation is likely to improve in May as consumers would start stocking for the upcoming monsoons.

May 13, 2015, 11:32 AM IST

BSE seeks clarification from MCX on CBI probe reports

The discreet inquiry could be turned into a regular case if the agency found prima facie evidence of any alleged irregularities.

May 04, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Ramesh Abhishek gets three-month extension as FMC chairman

This is the third time that Abhishek has got an extension after taking over as the chief of the commodity markets regulator in September, 2012. The latest extension is till April 7.

Jan 12, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

FMC directs bourses to seek nod before imposing additional margins

Forward Markets Commission (FMC) on Friday directed national commodities bourses to seek prior regulatory permission before imposing additional deposit money requirements.

Oct 31, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

FMC takes fresh measures to boost liquidity in commodity market

Forward Markets Commission has also directed bourses to disclose open position limits of top 10 trading clients including hedgers on their website.

Oct 24, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

MCX contract launch calendar for 2015 kept in abeyance: FMC

The commodity market regulator also sought more clarity from MCX on the stake sale deal between Financial Technologies, its promoter, and Kotak Bank.

Sep 09, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

Markets closed today for Ganesh Chaturthi

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Forex, Money and all commodity markets, including bullion and oils & oilseeds, remained closed Friday on account of 'Ganesh Chaturthi'.

Aug 29, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

Govt drafts rules to empower FMC to regulate intermediaries

The government on Wednesday issued draft rules to give the commodity markets regulator FMC more powers to effectively regulate the intermediaries of the commodity derivatives markets.

Aug 20, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

India watchful of Iraq crisis, no need to panic: Mayaram

The government is cautious about the crisis in Iraq, which is the second-largest oil supplier after Saudi Arabia.

Jun 14, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Goldman puts Metro metals warehousing unit up for sale

Goldman Sachs has begun a formal process to sell the metals warehousing business it purchased four years ago, a spokesman said on Tuesday, disclosing the first definitive effort to shed the operation amid regulatory and political pressure.

May 21, 2014, 00:53 AM IST

FMC not to approve new contracts for trading on MCX

Commodity markets regulator FMC has decided not to approve new contracts for futures trading at MCX till the bourse ensures its promoter FTIL pares its stake to 2 percent from the existing 26 percent.

May 09, 2014, 22:00 PM IST

Record foodgrain output likely in 2013-14

Foodgrain production in the country is expected to touch record level this year on the back of expected bumper crop in wheat and rice, Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar said on Thursday.

Feb 06, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

FMC asks investors to live with CTT; proposes reforms

Amid sharp fall in trade volumes after imposition of CTT, commodity markets regulator FMC today said there is no thinking on reversing this tax, but several reforms are being considered to encourage participation.

Feb 06, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

FMC to soon take a call on e-series payments

Commodity markets regulator FMC on Thursday said it will soon take a call on allowing investors to realise their funds in e-series contracts that were offered on the crisis-hit NSEL.

Feb 06, 2014, 14:41 PM IST

Oil market strikes eight-month low

Global oil prices sank this week to an eight-month low in New York on high US crude and product stockpiles that indicated supplies continue to outpace demand.

Jan 11, 2014, 00:09 AM IST