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Coal – The Black Diamond

Oct 25, 2013 No Comments by

COAL INDUSTRY INDIA  Introduction Coal is the largest source of energy for the generation of electricity worldwide, as well as one of the largest worldwide anthropogenic sources of carbon dioxide releases. Coal is the most important & abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 55% of the Country’s Energy need. Even under the least coal dependence scenario, coal […]

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Numerous ways to Invest in Gold

Oct 24, 2013 No Comments by

The recent fall in the price of Gold coupled with auspicious days like Akshaya Tritiya had spurted the demand in the local market. This led to a marked increase (amounting to more than 100%) in import of the yellow metal in April 2013. This has resulted in further increase in the Current Account Deficit, which […]

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Gold – What affects its price?

Oct 23, 2013 No Comments by

  Gold prices have spiked up from $800 an ounce in 2009 to $1900 in late 2011. Let’s have a look at the major factors which have led to the correction of about 30% in the gold prices from its peak. Gold prices are considered one of the safest investment options. Though returns are less […]

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Basics of Silver

Oct 19, 2013 No Comments by

History The mining of silver began some 5000 years ago. Silver was first mined in about 3000 B.C. in Anatolia (modern day Turkey). These early lodes were a valuable resource for the civilizations that flourished in the Near East, Crete, and Greece throughout antiquity. Producers Mexico is the largest producer of silver. According to the […]

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