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Gold prices drop
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Gold prices drop

KARACHI: Gold prices on Thursday saw a drop on the local market, traders said. After a slight decline of Rs350, the...
Published 26 Feb, 2021 05:20am
PMEX daily trading report
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PMEX daily trading report

KARACHI: On Wednesday, at PMEX the traded value of Metals, energy, COTS/FX and indices was recorded at PKR 18.331...
Published 26 Feb, 2021 05:20am
EU raises 2020/21 wheat export forecast, cuts maize imports
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EU raises 2020/21 wheat export forecast, cuts maize imports

  • That remained well below the 36.9 million tonnes estimated for 2019/20, reflecting a sharp drop in harvest supply this season, the Commission's grain supply and demand data showed.
  • That would be below estimated common wheat stocks of 9.8 million tonnes at the end of last season.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 09:09pm
IGC raises forecasts for 2020/21 global wheat crop
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IGC raises forecasts for 2020/21 global wheat crop

  • In its monthly update, the inter-governmental body increased its global wheat crop forecast by 5 million tonnes to 773 million tonnes.
  • The IGC raised its forecast for Australia's wheat crop to 33.3 million tonnes from a previous forecast of 31.2 million and more than double the prior season's 15.2 million.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 09:06pm
Corn down 5-10 cents, wheat down 7-9, soybeans down 3-5
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Corn down 5-10 cents, wheat down 7-9, soybeans down 3-5

  • The US Department of Agriculture reported export sales of US old-crop wheat at 167,800 tonnes, a marketing year low that fell below a range of trade expectations, while new-crop sales totaled 14,800 tonnes.
  • Corn futures slid to session lows after the USDA's weekly export sales data fell below trade expectations.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 09:00pm
Ukraine grain exports down 20pc so far in 2020/21 season
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Ukraine grain exports down 20pc so far in 2020/21 season

  • Traders sold 13.6 million tonnes of wheat, 13.6 million tonnes of corn and 3.96 million tonnes of barley, the data showed.
  • Ukraine is among the largest global grain exporters, selling about 57 million tonnes to foreign buyers in the 2019/20 season.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 06:53pm
China's gold imports via Hong Kong fall in January on COVID-19 travel curbs
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China's gold imports via Hong Kong fall in January on COVID-19 travel curbs

  • Gold prices in the top consumer of the metal, flipped back into a discount - a situation that prevailed for most of 2020 as the pandemic curbed demand - in the week to Jan. 29.
  • Net gold imports via Hong Kong to China stood at 4.2 tonnes in January compared with 5.6 tonnes in December, while they were down 55% on an annual basis.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 06:35pm
Cocoa gains, with New York hitting two-month high
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Cocoa gains, with New York hitting two-month high

  • May New York cocoa rose 0.9% to $2,577 a tonne.
  • May arabica coffee rose 1.1% at $1.3880 per lb, after peaking at a more than one year high of $1.3960 on Wednesday.
  • May raw sugar was little changed at 18.13 cents per lb, having hit a near four-year peak of 17.52 cents set on Tuesday.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 06:26pm
South Africa's 2021 maize harvest seen up 4pc on favourable weather
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South Africa's 2021 maize harvest seen up 4pc on favourable weather

  • The CEC, giving its first production estimate for the season, pegged the 2021 harvest at 15.849 million tonnes, up from the 15.300 million tonnes harvested last season.
  • The government's estimate is lower than a Reuters poll of five traders and analysts that pegged maize output at 16.872 million tonnes.
Published 25 Feb, 2021 06:16pm
Japan rubber futures slide
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Japan rubber futures slide

TOKYO: Japanese rubber futures slid on Wednesday as investors took profits after the recent rally to a near 4-month...
Published 25 Feb, 2021 04:58am
Gold prices up in Asia
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Gold prices up in Asia

SINGAPORE: Gold prices gained in Asian trade on Wednesday, hovering close to a one-week high hit in the previous...
Published 25 Feb, 2021 04:58am
Arabica coffee slips from more than one-year peak
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Arabica coffee slips from more than one-year peak

  • May arabica coffee fell by 0.3 cent, or 0.2%, to $1.38 per lb.
  • May raw sugar rose by 0.14 cent, or 0.8%, to 17.15 cents per lb, climbing towards a nearly four-year peak of 17.52 cents set on Tuesday.
  • May New York cocoa was up $32, or 1.3%, at $2,531 a tonne.
Published 24 Feb, 2021 09:46pm