Gold, silver tumble on weak global cues
Mar 08, 2014 at 18:00 | Source:
New Delhi: Gold prices today fell by Rs 230 to Rs 30,830 per ten gram while silver plunged by Rs 930 due to selling by stockists amid weak global cues. Silver lost Rs 930 to quote at Rs 46,400 per kg on reduced offtake by jewellers and industrial uni...
Happy ending in sight for Chen and Wang at All England Championship
Mar 08, 2014 at 14:36 | Source:
China's holder Chen Long and his girlfriend Wang Shixian are on track for a happy ending to their love affair with the All England Open Badminton Championships after reaching the singles semi-finals on Friday.Chen kept his title defence alive by over...
Gold, Silver Fall As Hopes of Prolonged Fed Stimulus Fade
Mar 08, 2014 at 04:01 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK--Gold and silver futures dropped on Friday as investors came to grips with the prospect of continued stimulus reduction by the Federal Reserve in the wake of better-than-expected U.S. employment data. Gold for April delivery, the most active...
Gems imports up 8%
Mar 07, 2014 at 04:31 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
New Delhi, March 6: Gems and jewellery imports rose 8 per cent to Rs 15,161 crore in January on the back of increased shipments of rough diamonds. However, the purchase of gold bars and jewellery continued to fall because of the curbs imposed by the...
Gold price dips below Rs 31,000 on stockists selling, global cues
Mar 07, 2014 at 01:12 | Source:
Gold prices dropped below Rs 31,000 by falling Rs 280 to Rs 30,820 per ten gram in the national capital on heavy selling by stockists influenced by a weak global trend. Silver also dropped by Rs 350 to Rs 47,050 per kg on poor offtake by industrial ...
Australia reports bigger-than-expected trade surplus
Mar 06, 2014 at 12:32 | Source:
Australia has reported better-than-expected trade and retail sales data for January, sending its dollar to a one-week high. The country's trade surplus rose to $1.4bn Australian dollars ($1.3bn) - its highest in almost three years. Retail sales ...
Gold in holding pattern ahead of jobs report
Mar 06, 2014 at 12:32 | Source:
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Gold failed to build on the prior session’s mild advance Thursday, leaning lower but staying in a tight range as traders awaited the key jobs report at the end of the week. AFP/Getty Images Enlarge Image Gold for Apri...
Lee cruises as All England rivals struggle
Mar 06, 2014 at 10:38 | Source:
It was a near perfect day for Malaysia's world number one Lee Chong Wei at the All England badminton championships on Wednesday as he cruised through the first round while his main rivals struggled.Lee, a silver medallist at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic...
Silicon Valley investors welcome Indian talent for next big idea
Mar 06, 2014 at 05:11 | Source:
SAN FRANCISCO: When Ajay Royan joined Mithril Capital Management, a growth-stage venture firm founded by Facebook's first professional investor Peter Thiel, he was tasked with "building the Berkshire Hathaway of the tech industry". Increasingly that ...
Gold extends dip as tensions ease
Mar 05, 2014 at 11:27 | Source:
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Vladimir Putin’s move to pull troops away from a military exercise in western and central Russia may have been embraced by equity traders, but it has thrown cold water on gold’s rally, with prices extending losses m...
With the World Cup looming, a battle rages for the soul of Brazil
Mar 05, 2014 at 09:28 | Source:
Brazil have one of the best football squads in the world right now, and the emotional wave that the entire nation has been riding is sure to give Brazils team an extra impetus, not that they need it anyway.But while there is obvious joy in the World ...
British Museum to hold exhibition on Vikings
Mar 05, 2014 at 05:30 | Source:
London, March 5 (IANS) The British Museum will Thursday hold an exhibition on Vikings, displaying discoveries and objects of the pirates from northern European 1,000 years ago, museum authorities said Tuesday.It is the first time for the museum to ho...
FTSE 100 rises 1% as Ukraine tensions ease
Mar 04, 2014 at 16:47 | Source:
LONDON (MarketWatch) — After a sharp prior-day loss, U.K. stocks moved firmly higher on Tuesday as tensions between Ukraine and Russia appeared to ease after Russian troops reportedly were ordered back to their bases. The FTSE 100 index (FTI:UK:UK...
Gold falls on hopes of easing tensions over Ukraine
Mar 04, 2014 at 15:26 | Source:
MADRID (MarketWatch) — Gold prices fell on Tuesday as the metal lost some of its perceived safe-haven attraction amid hopes that the standoff between western powers and Russia over Ukraine could be easing. At last check, gold for April delivery (C...
Silver imports seen falling on easier gold curbs
Mar 04, 2014 at 13:11 | Source:
MUMBAI: Shipments of silver to India are set to fall from last year's record level as investors anticipate an easing of curbs on gold imports, and as a looming election draws off "black money" that may have been invested in the precious metal. Lower...
Ukraine crisis flares up commodities prices
Mar 04, 2014 at 12:47 | Source:
By Manisha Gupta MUMBAI: The deployment of Russian military in Crimea is making global commodities markets traders jittery. As the tension between Russia and Ukraine flared up, speculative long positions were built in gold, which is generally seen a...
Saina, Sindhu face tough draws at All England Championship
Mar 04, 2014 at 09:29 | Source:
Birmingham: Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu face tough draws in the prestigious $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships that starts today at the National Indoor Arena here.World No.7 Saina is the only seeded Indian and w...
The empire strikes back: Why gold will matter in 2014
Mar 04, 2014 at 02:01 | Source:
MUMBAI: The year 2013 was a forgettable one for gold investors as they watched the precious metal sink 27% after a remarkable bull run lasting nearly a decade. When prices reached $1,200 levels some time last year, most experts predicted that the gol...