Global commodity prices

CPI, WPI inflation to rise further in coming months: Morgan

CPI, WPI inflation to rise further in coming months: Morgan

Retail and wholesale inflation accelerated in July and the uptrend is likely to continue in the coming months, limiting the space for further monetary easing, says a Morgan Stanley report.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Gold tumbles Rs 175 on global cues, silver plunges too

Gold tumbles Rs 175 on global cues, silver plunges too

Gold struggled to recover from overnight losses on Tuesday on expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike next week and a robust dollar.

Dec 08, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

NMDC slashes iron ore rates by over 50%; more revision likely

State-run miner National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has slashed iron ore prices by over 50 percent due to the week iron ore demand. Analysts see the prices softening further in the near-term

Oct 04, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Fall in inflation due to dip in global commodity prices: Chidambaram

Attributing the decline in inflation to fall in global commodity prices, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said the government should persuade RBI to cut interest rates if it believed the price situation would continue to improve.

Oct 15, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

'2013 CAD to be 4.3% if fall in commodity prices sustained'

The fall in global commodity prices, if sustained, is likely to lead to a "positive terms of trade shock", improving the current account deficit to 4.3 percent in 2013, from the earlier projection of 5.3 percent, according to a Nomura report.

Apr 25, 2013, 18:08 PM IST

Global commodity prices jump 10% in July-Sept qtr: IMF

"Commodity prices, led by food and energy, leapt 10 percent in the third quarter due to supply constraints," the International Monetary Fund said in a report.

Oct 14, 2012, 12:35 PM IST

Pranab blames global volatility for pressure on rupee

With the rupee fast losing value against the US dollar, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday blamed volatility in global commodity prices for currency depreciation and said deteriorating balance of payment (BoP) situation in several Asian countries also put stress on currencies.

May 04, 2012, 12:17 PM IST

RBI to wait for Budget proposals before cutting interest rates

The Reserve Bank on Friday said interest rates have peaked and indicated that it would reduce them after taking into account the Budget proposals and global commodity prices.

Feb 17, 2012, 22:01 PM IST

High prices: India calls for improved farm productivity at G-24

Terming high global commodity prices a "grave threat", Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has called for developing countries to increase their investments in agriculture to improve crop productivity.

Sep 23, 2011, 15:07 PM IST