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Falling LME aluminium stocks saw a cash-to-three-month discount, which helped aluminium gains

With a tighter cash-to-three-month discount of $1.23 per ton, a notable change from last Friday’s discount of $45.94 aluminum prices spiked by 1.04% yesterday, closing at 237.3. The decrease in LME aluminium stockpiles, which fell to 513,850 tons the lowest level since December 2023 due to recent withdrawals from Taiwan, Malaysia, and South Korea, was…

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Copper surged as signs of traction in demand offset concerns about low supply

Copper settled at 838.3 with a 1.02% increase yesterday. The increase was due to growing demand and supply concerns, which led to lower output commitments by Chinese copper smelters. This decline in activity levels was caused by the continuous problem of poor copper ore availability. Additionally, smelting fees have dropped to multi-year lows due to…

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Cotton prices fell on hopes for a better crop

Prices for cotton candy saw a little decrease of -0.03% yesterday, ending at 57580. This was mostly due to expectations of higher agricultural harvests, especially in nations like Australia. With the growth in cotton-producing areas, production, consumption, and commerce, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) predicted a favorable cotton season for 2024–2025. Specifically, the ICAC…

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Jeera Benefits From Tighter Global Supply As Buyers Throughout the World Preferred Indian Jeera

Jeera prices increased by 1.62% due to high demand worldwide. However, the market arrivals are growing, which is putting pressure on the upward potential. Enhanced sowing areas and favorable weather have contributed to increased cumin production in India’s main producing regions. Cumin production in Gujarat is predicted to hit a record high of 4.08 lakh…

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With tightening global supplies, Jeera gains as buyers from throughout the world prefer Indian Jeera

Yesterday, jeera prices rose by 1.08% to settle at 21900, propelled by buyers’ preference for Indian jeera in the face of limited worldwide supply. The upside was, however, limited because of worries about rising market arrivals; in Rajkot Mandi, daily shipments of 10,000 to 12,000 bags exceed demand. Pressure on the market has increased as…

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India’s silver purchases fell 38 percent in 2023, according to Silver Institute

India’s physical investment in silver fell by 38% in 2023, leading to a 63% decrease in silver imports to a two-year low of 111.7 million ounces. Futures turnover increased by 13% and options trading increased by over five times. Physical investment decreased to 49.3 million ounces due to profit-taking. India’s physical investment was threatened by…

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The previous week saw a 4.09 million barrel increase in oil inventories: API

The API said on Tuesday that although U.S. crude stockpiles increased last week more than anticipated, gasoline inventories decreased, suggesting that refinery activity is still recovering despite rising fuel demand. The U.S. benchmark crude oil futures, WTI Futures, settled down 0.1% at $85.36 a barrel before trading at $85.28 a barrel in response to the…

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