In futures trading, silver for delivery in May was up by Rs 598, or 0.14 percent, at Rs 41,625 per kg at the Multi Commodity Exchange, in a business turnover of 58 lots.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in far-month July was trading higher by Rs 516, or 1.23 percent, to Rs 42,300 per kg, in a business turnover of 3,367 lots.
The US Fed is unlikely to raise rates, but there are signs that the body could start raising rates from June onwards, says Paul Mackel, Managing Director, Head of Asian Currency Research, HSBC.
In a portion of its latest Global Financial Stability Report, the IMF said developments in emerging markets now account for one-third to 40 percent of the variation between stock market returns and exchange rate fluctuations worldwide.
Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen is likely to remain balanced on rate hike in her speech on Tuesday, says David Mann, Head-Asia Economic Research at Standard Chartered.
The Indian economy is doing much better than what consensus thinks, says Neelkanth Mishra, Head of Equity Strategy India at Credit Suisse.
"India has created over the years many banks and none of them are of international standards," said Goyal, Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, addressing a seminar in Singapore via video-conferencing.
An all-time high agricultural credit of Rs. 9 lakh crore as well as provision of Rs. 15000 crore towards interest subvention to reduce burden of loan repayment is a very important announcement.
As far as corporate earnings go, India is growing faster on a relative basis, though earnings recovery that the market has been looking for since the last year is yet to come through, says Ridham Desai, head of India equity research and India equity strategist, Morgan Stanley
Robert Parker, Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse is of the belief that the recent volatility and sell offs seen in global market is not a bear market but just an unpleasant correction.
Paulson & Co.'s merger arbitrage fund, the firm's largest fund with around 60 percent of the hedge fund's total capital, was able to keep performance relatively stable, ending December up about 2 percent and closing the year down approximately 3 percent.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) said Asia-based investors were actually net buyers of emerging market (EM) securities funds, investing about USD 3.85 billion since the start of the year, after pulling out around USD 14.6 billion last year.
India is world's largest cutting and polishing centre for diamonds with 14 out of 15 diamonds process in India. However, due to the global economic downturn, this industry has seen a continuous fall in its revenues and global market share. Eminent panellists discuss what will make this industry come back to its high growth rates?
During times of such volatility, Hiren Ved of Alchemy Capital Management says everything works on a day to day basis. "A little bit of better results, global markets are okay, then that adds to confidence because at this point in time there is too much fear on the streets," he says
Situation in China, Iran, Saudia Arabia make a perfect storm for headlines, but investors should not panic and could use the situation to up risk in the markets, says Geoff Lewis, Global Strategist, capital markets at Manulife Asset Management.
IT sector has asked the government to provide level playing field between the two. Representatives from leading IT companies including Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Wipro and HCL were also present in the meeting.
At Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February was trading Rs 88 or 0.35 percent higher at Rs 25,050 per 10 gram in business turnover of 293 lots. The metal for delivery in far-month April also moved up by Rs 79 or 0.32 percent to Rs 25,146 per 10 gram in a turnover of six lots.
Paul Schatz, president, Heritage Capital LLC, says the market fall is on account of crude oil collapse. "The recent selling has been relentless, this is certain the final capitulation," he told CNBC-TV18
A selloff in sugar futures on ICE on Wednesday was driven by expectations of an influx of Indian sugar to the world market after authorities decided to subsidise cane growers.
Stock markets may see volatile trading sessions in a holiday-shortened week ahead amid derivative contracts expiry and would take cues from foreign investors' investment trend and movement of the rupee, say experts.
According to Ajay Jain, CEO at astromoneyguru.com, second week of September 2015 will be most important point for global capital and economy market while this month may be positive for south-west monsoon in India.
A monthly newsletter of the DIPP said that loss in currency competitiveness against Yuan will hurt already ailing exports from India to China by making them costlier.
With lower commodity prices, David Lennox of Fat Prophets expects the global inflation to remain subdued.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Vivek R Misra, Strategist- Asian Equities and Global Research & Strategy at Societe Generale spoke about the collapse that we have seen across global assets, outlook on rupee, how should we understand the global market meltdown as well as on Nifty.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Manoj Pradhan, Global Economist at Morgan Stanley Research spoke about the collapse that we have seen across global assets and how should we understand the global market meltdown.