NCDEX, MCX News Update: Turmeric futures Edge Lower on NCDEX

TurmericIn the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDX), Turmeric futures edged lower on Wednesday, 6 December 2017, on anticipation of onset of new season crop and lower exports figures. Supplies from the govt auctions and new arrivals of medium quality supplies have forced the price further.

Turmeric futures contract for December delivery was trading Rs. 7,290.00, edged lower by 0.25 percent or Rs 18.00 from its last closing of Rs. 7,308.00. However, the open interest (OE) of the contract remained at 2,735 lots.

The contract for April delivery was being traded at Rs. 7,304.00, reduced by 0.76 percent or Rs 56.00 from its earlier closing of Rs. 7,360.00. The OE of the contract stood at 7, 275 lots on the NCDEX.

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The BSE index, Sensex opened higher on Monday against the previous session’s closing. The NSE’s Nifty also rose in the morning hours. The shares of Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, ONGC and rose, while Asian Paint and Infosys fell in morning hours.

Stocks through the news: Infosys Ltd nods share buyback at 24.57 percent premium. The Company has announced buyback of shares worth Rs. 13,000 cr. It will buy back shares totaling up to 4.92% of the paid-up equity capital by way of tender route @ Rs. 1,150 per equity share.

Indian Hotels Co. Ltd plans to raise about Rs. 1,000 cr, through a rights issue to its expansion of fund. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd will invest about Rs. 52000.00 cr, for refinery expansion of the Paradip refinery and establishing a petrochemical complex.

Reliance Communication:  Reportedly, three creditors of RCom and Aircel could challenge the discharge of their right to call for a meeting of by the National Co. Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT).

Meantime, Public sector Bank goes on strike on 22 Aug 2017, since the United Forum of Bank Unions have threatened to go on strike against the govt’s proposed consolidation move.