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RPT-Asia Rice-India rates near three-year low, Bangladesh considers cutting duty

29 Nov 2019

* Chinese buyers shifting to Cambodia, Myanmar - Vietnamese trader

India rice rates near three-year low, Bangladesh considers cutting duty

28 Nov 2019

BENGALURU Prices of rice from top exporter India held at its lowest in nearly three years this week on low demand as a harvest gathers pace, while neighbouring Bangladesh considered cutting import duty on the staple to rein in surging domestic rates.

The Permian paradox: Texas shale players go green to drill more

08 Nov 2019

HOUSTON/BENGALURU As the thirst for electricity to power drilling rigs in West Texas drives the state's energy needs to new highs, oil and gas companies are increasingly relying on wind and solar power to ensure that the shale boom continues.

PRECIOUS-Gold slides as safe-haven demand dips on Brexit, Sino-U.S. trade hopes

11 Oct 2019

Oct 11 Gold prices fell 1% on Friday, on track for a weekly loss, as optimism around the U.S.-China trade talks and the possibility of a Brexit deal diminished some save-haven interest in bullion, while palladium scaled a new record peak.

Gold climbs as investors await concrete signals on trade, Brexit

11 Oct 2019

Gold prices climbed on Friday, settling into a narrow range, as investors awaited more clarity on global uncertainties including trade and Brexit, helping the metal shake off initial declines driven by hopes for a breakthrough in the U.S.-China talks.

PRECIOUS-Gold climbs as investors await concrete signals on trade, Brexit

11 Oct 2019

* Palladium holds near all-time peak; set for fourth straight gain

Gold slides 2%, silver sheds 4% on trade optimism, strong U.S. data

05 Sep 2019

Gold slumped more than 2% and silver fell over 4% on Thursday as stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data and hopes of a thaw in the U.S.-China trade war boosted Treasury yields and soothed fears of an economic slowdown, driving riskier assets higher.

Gold soars 2% after Powell speech, Trump tweets

24 Aug 2019

Gold surged 2% on Friday as investors interpreted U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech as leaning toward a dovish monetary policy stance and President Donald Trump's latest comments exacerbated trade tensions with China.

PRECIOUS-Gold soars 2% after Powell speech, Trump tweets

23 Aug 2019

* Trump orders U.S. companies to look at closing China operations

Gold prices firm on mixed signals on economy, trade

15 Aug 2019

Gold prices rose on Thursday as lingering fears over a global economic downturn and lack of clarity on the U.S.-China trade front kept the safe haven precious metal comfortably above the key $1,500 per ounce mark.

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