22 Apr 13
|Market pulse for key metals and energy : Mangal Keshav|
Gold futures closed higher for the second straight session, finding support from strength in physical demand for the metal after heavy selling earlier in the week that ended with a loss of 7% in prices.
20 Apr 13
|Copper below $7,000, heading for worst week since 2011|
London copper dropped below $7,000 for a second day on Friday and was on track for its biggest weekly decline since 2011, after global growth worries and a historic sell-off in gold turned investors away from commodities.
18 Apr 13
|Iron ore prices to stay firm|
Iron ore prices are unlikely to fall in the near future in the aftermath of Supreme Court's judgement to allow 50-odd Category-B mines in Karnataka to start operations after fulfilling all procedures.
|Zinc down 1.3% on global cues|
Zinc futures for May traded lower by Rs 1.30, or 1.33%, to Rs 100.20 per kg in 247 lots.
|Lead falls 1.2% on global cues|
Lead futures for April fell Rs 1.35, or 1.24% to Rs 107.35 per kg in 2,701 lots.
|Copper down 2.6% on subdued demand|
Copper futures for June declined by Rs 10.15, or 2.62%, to Rs 377.75 per kg in 1,525 lots.
|Nickel down more than 1% on weak overseas trend|
Nickel futures for April dropped by Rs 9.70, or 1.16%, to Rs 823.90 per kg in 3,710 lots.
17 Apr 13
|India's iron ore exports likely to halt this fiscal|
India’s iron ore exports are likely to come to a grinding halt during the current financial year (2013-14) owing to a combination of factors working against the industry.
|Zinc down 0.5% on global cues|
Zinc futures for April traded lower by 55 paise, or 0.54%, to Rs 101.10 per kg in 1,119 lots.
|Nickel down more than 1% on overseas trends|
Nickel futures for June dropped by Rs 9, or 1.04%, to Rs 860.10 per kg in 2 lots.
|Lead down 0.7% on subdued spot demand|
Lead futures for April fell by 80 paise, or 0.72%, to Rs 110.75 per kg in 91 lots.
|Aluminium weakens 0.4% on global cues|
Aluminium futures for April eased by 45 paise, or 0.39%, to Rs 102.40 per kg in 866 lots.