BENGALURU Export prices for Indian and Vietnamese rice slipped this week on thin demand while strength in the baht made supplies from Thailand less competitive even as the world's second-biggest rice exporter struggles to find fresh orders.
BENGALURU Rice export prices in India and Thailand strengthened this week as gains in local currencies prompted traders to raise prices of the staple, while Bangladesh will likely struggle to compete with top exporters despite a slide in domestic rates.
Gold prices pared earlier gains on Wednesday, having jumped to their highest in 15 weeks as nagging fears about global trade and expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut encouraged investors to flock toward bullion.
* Platinum dips from near 3-week high
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* Silver edges up from nearly six-month lows
* Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some
* Platinum on track for 3rd consecutive week of declines
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* Thai traders fear possible drought effect on output,
BENGALURU Rice export prices in top exporter India fell for a fifth consecutive week on low demand and domestic currency weakness, while traders in Vietnam looked for prospective deals from China and Egypt.
* Palladium off one-month peak hit earlier in the session