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Commodity Watch

19 Feb | 08:45PM
FUTURES PRICE

(Near month contract prices)
Commodity outlook: How gold, oil and base metals may move today

Commodity outlook: How gold, oil and base metals may move today

Bullion counter may trade with an upside bias, while base metal prices may trade sideways to a positive path.

Mentha oil futures slip on tepid demand

Mentha oil futures slip on tepid demand

As per the brokerage Geojit Financial Services, the commodity has strong resistance at Rs 1,680.

Gold Rate Today: Gold lacklustre on muted spot demand

Gold Rate Today: Gold lacklustre on muted spot demand

Gold prices hovered near 10-month highs in global markets.

Smuggling gold may be tough as border security to be beefed up

Smuggling gold may be tough as border security to be beefed up

Gold prices have increased 10 per cent since December 28.

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Calendar Spread

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Calendar Spread
(Far - Near month contract)
Calendar Spread means entering a long and short position on the same underlying asset futures but with different delivery months. The strategy to play with calendar spread is to understand how much premium/discount two different contracts are trading at.
Disclaimer:These Strategies are not ET recommended its a market overview.
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Calender Spread
Premium = Futures Price > Spot Price
Discount = Futures Price < Spot Price
Its relevance in derivatives market is to understand the trend whether it’s bullish or bearish. Moreover it helps arbitrageurs and hedgers to decide on cost of carry.
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3150.00
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3.10
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61.00
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258.00
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Disclaimer:These Strategies are not ET recommended its a market overview.

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Mentha oil futures slip on tepid demand
As per the brokerage Geojit Financial Services, the commodity has strong resistance at Rs 1,680.