Inter-state Agri trading via eNAM in 8 Indian states so far: Government of India

Eight states including Uttar Pradesh are offering inter-state trading via 21 electronic national agricultural market (eNAM) so far in the country, the Agriculture Department said. Under the eNAM, launched in 2016, agri-trading was initially allowed within a mandi and later inter-mandi within a state was permitted. So far, 10 states are offering inter-mandi trade within […]

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Disaster recovery sites of commodity exchanges in focus after NCDEX move hits volumes

Volumes on the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) fell sharply after the bourse shifted trading to a disaster recovery (DR) site last month, the Business standard newspaper reported. A DR site is an alternative scaled-down trading facility that exchanges use when the primary set-up becomes dysfunctional. The NCDEX decision to migrate to a DR site had […]

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India’s market regulator likely to open up commodities market to FIIs, mutual funds by March

India’s capital and commodities market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to open up the commodities market for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), fund houses and portfolio management services (PMS) by March this year. Recently, SEBI had approved the concept of a universal exchange, wherein a bourse can offer both equity and commodity trading under the […]

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India’s state-promoted NCDEX arm in pact with Iranian Mercantile Exchange

NCDEX e-Markets (NeML), a group company of India’s NCDEX, has signed an agreement with the Iranian Mercantile Exchange to develop a platform for commodities trade between the two countries. “This agreement with NeML will create a joint e- trading platform for trading of commodities from Iran to India and vice-versa. The trading platform is likely […]

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India’s NCDEX inducts farmers producers organisations on board for derivative trade

Indian agri-commodity bourse NCDEX  said as many as 99 Farmers Producers Organisations (FPOs) from 14 states are now registered on its trading platform, with the latest to sign-up from Kerala and Gujarat. “A total of 99 FPOs have opened their accounts so far and more than 119 FPOs are in process of opening their account with NCDEX,” the exchange said. More than 21,000 tonnes of commodities […]

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ADAG-Reliance promoted ICEX likely to launch diamond futures trading by August-end 

The Reliance ADAG-anchored Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) started mock trading from Monday for five days to create awareness among existing and potential participants in the commodity value chain, and to herald the launch of diamond futures trade. The mock trading is aimed at addressing issues and doubts on such trade. Actual trading is likely from the end of August or […]

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Wall Street regulator gives green signal to bitcoin platform for derivatives trading

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced its unanimous approval of digital currency-trading platform LedgerX for clearing derivatives. LedgerX is a derivative-trading platform for bitcoin and other cybercurrencies like Ethereum’s ether. Initially it plans to clear bitcoin options, the commission said in a statement. The firm plans to launch bitcoin options in early fall, and ethereum options […]

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