The country has sufficient stock of available and there are no plans to allow further imports of the at zero duty, Food Minister said on Saturday.

The country has supply of about 27.9 million tonnes (MT) in the current 2016-17 season (October-September).

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is a 60% chance of an above-normal hurricane and tropical storm season, up from its prediction in May of 45%.

NOAA is forecasting 14 to 19 named storms, an increase from the May forecast range of 11 to 17, and a slight increase of two to five major hurricanes from two to four.

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Beware of the retail 'value trap' [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 9, 2017, 9:38 p.m. by Investing @ [source]

As the quarterly earnings season winds down and several big-box retailers are set to report this week, one portfolio manager is cautioning some investors who may look to beaten-down brick-and-mortar retail stocks as a value play.

This week names like Nordstrom, Macy's, Kohl's and JCPenny are set to report quarterly earnings.

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Federal forecasters are calling for a busier hurricane season as a "tenacious" storm in the Atlantic is more likely to become a tropical cyclone and track toward Southeast coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is now calling for 14 ...

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Citi Research upgraded UPS shares to buy from neutral, citing its plan to charge extra during peak shipping days this holiday season. But controlling these obstacles, Citi believes that UPS is on pace to post 10 percent full year operating income growth.

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Tamil Nadu seeks Centre's help to source sugar from UP [0.01]

Posted on Aug. 7, 2017, 7:53 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

Indian Mills Association (Isma) has supported their plea, arguing this should be done in view of Tamil Nadu’s bad drought. With the this season for the fourth year in a row, mills in are estimating only 550,000 or 650,000 tonnes of output for 2017-18, as against 2.4 million tonnes in 2011-12.

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Following the onslaught of what is apparently the worst has faced in 140 years, mills in the state are reaching out to their counterparts in to alleviate the chronic shortage of They have asked factories in UP to supplt 600,000 of raw during the 2017-18 season.

Following deficient rainfall this season, for the fourth consecutive year in a row, mills in are estimating a mere 550,000–650,000 tonnes of output for 2017-18 as against 2.4 million tonnes in 2011-12.

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Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN) reported second-quarter results on Aug. 2.

The amusement park master limited partnership saw it's early season attendance figures hampered by poor weather, but management remains hopeful that a strong second-half performance will put Cedar Fair back on track.

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As the farmers are shifting to other horticulture crops, including grapes, pomegranate, the crop size prospects have lowered in the ongoing sowing season. Firstly, assuming that the government would not let its price go up, many farmers sold a large quantity of the stocks at a price between Rs 5-5.50 a kg, the price level maintained over the last two years barring sporadic rise and fall.

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We consider triple play stocks to be the cream of the crop of earnings season, and we are constantly finding new long-term buy opportunities from this basket of names each quarter. With the increased number of companies raising guidance, there’s also been a significant pickup in the number of triple plays this season.

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Dow's 22,000 rally could keep on going Thursday [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 2, 2017, 10:38 p.m. by Market Insider @ [source]

The Dow jumped across the 22,000 marker for the first time Wednesday, and a wave of earnings news Thursday could keep it going.

The Dow crossed 22,000 107 trading days after it crossed 21,000, on March 1.

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India's monsoon has delivered 1 percent more rain than normal so far this year, but erratic distribution has flooded some areas and left others in drought, clouding the outlook for key summer-sown crops more than midway through the season.

Monsoons deliver about 70 percent of India's annual rainfall and are critical for farmers because half of their lands lack irrigation.

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Commodity picks: July 30, 2017 [-0.03]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 5:24 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

In the coming days, prices are expected to head towards Rs 3,000 a quintal.

Prices are expected to trade higher towards Rs 1,400 over the next couple of weeks following dry weather in Karnataka, the largest kharif maize-producing state.

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With earnings season well underway, Jim Cramer wanted to remind investors of a crucial piece of advice as the results pour in: do not overthink this stock market.

For example, when United Technologies issued a strong earnings report, its stock still went down.

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Caterpillar's quarterly earnings report was the "most serious beat and raise" of the earnings season, and the stock will continue to climb, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday.

In the earnings report, Caterpillar said it's raising its full-year guidance to $5.00 per share, from its previous outlook of $3.75 per share, as "disciplined" costs in the first half of the year allow new room for investment.

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Onion hits 8-month high on supply disruptions, low arrivals [-0.04]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 1:44 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

Data compiled by the National Horticultural Research & Development Foundation (NHRDF) showed that the model price of in Maharashtra’s mandi almost doubled to Rs 8.70 per kg, from its earlier low of Rs 4.50 per kg. Consequently, government agencies like the Small Farmers' Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) and the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of (Nafed) accumulatively procured nearly 30,000 tonnes of during the last season.

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LONDON: Strength among commodity firms and banking stocks as well as a string of solid updates boosted European shares in early deals on Tuesday. Earnings season remains front and center for equities investors though focus will also be on the two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting which gets underway later in the day.The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.3 per cent, bolstered by strength in mining firms and banks while blue chips gained 0.4 per cent.Germany's DAX rose 0.1 per cent, and the commodity-heavy FTSE 100 was up 0.5 per cent.Corporate results season gathered steam with British property developer Segro and business media group Informa leading STOXX risers after well-received first-half updates, both gaining around 4.5 per cent.

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Below is a list of the 20 stocks that have gone up the most on their earnings reaction days so far this season. We also include a list of the 20 worst performers.

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Spot sugar prices rebounded sharply from a recent low to hit the highest in three months, following a global move and traders returning to the market after almost three weeks. The far month sugar contract for delivery in October, however, remained relatively resilient on NCDEX, to trade at Rs 3,590 a qtl on concern regarding surplus carry-forward stocks from the current season and estimates of a bumper cane output for the next season.

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Government buying of pulses falls 86% short of target [0.03]

Posted on July 17, 2017, 7:52 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

After a big success during the earlier kharif season, government agencies have failed in procurement in the ongoing rabi marketing season, missing their target by 86 per cent. Since the government has extended procurement time by three weeks, we have time to procure more,” said Sanjeev Chadha, managing director of Earlier, the ministry had asked Nafed, and the Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium, all government owned, to purchase kharif at the MSP.

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