India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) to launch eight new agri-commodity contracts

The National Stock Exchange is set to launch futures contracts in the S&P 500 Index on its platform, which will enable Indian investors to take exposure to the most-actively traded futures contract in the world. NSE plans to enter trading in agricultural commodities with eight new contracts that are not currently traded on any other […]

Read more

Global almonds output seen up 6 percent in 2017/18; India’s imports forecast to rise 9 percent

almonds.jpg

Global almond production for 2017/18 is forecast 6 percent higher to a record 1.3 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis on record output in the United States, Australia, and the European Union, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said. Similarly, global consumption is expected to continue expanding to a record 1.2 million tons, and global […]

Read more