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High food prices hurting India’s poor

Inflation pain expected to persist for months yet

New Delhi | Reuters — India’s retail inflation may stay elevated for at least three more months after hitting a six-year high in October, as excess rain has damaged standing crops and seedlings, while edible oils that the country imports have become expensive. The high prices are a particular cause of concern for India’s hundreds […] Read more



ADM increases stake in Wilmar

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. grains trader Archer Daniels Midland has increased its stake in Wilmar International of Singapore, in its latest bid to expand in Asia. ADM’s purchases represented about 22 per cent of Wilmar shares traded on Singapore’s exchange on Tuesday, Wilmar said in a regulatory filing. Wilmar shares reached their highest price […] Read more