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Here is what others are talking about this morning: Wall Street dip halts Asian shares’ rising streak, oil slips Oil prices fall on U.S. crude inventory build, record Saudi output Gold holds steady on weaker dollar Could Friday’s USDA Report Push Corn Prices Lower? Granting China MES will be ‘catastrophic’, aluminium industry warns U.S. Steel […]

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Indian finance minister meets agriculture groups, seeks ideas for fresh boost for sector

India’s beleaguered agriculture sector needs to raise productivity by leveraging technology, efficiently utilise water resources, and increase price benefits to the farmer by providing timely market information, the finance minister said. Arun Jaitely told representatives of agriculture groups during a pre-budget meeting that these challenges can be addressed by revisiting the incentive structure of farming, […]

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