New Delhi, Mar 21 (PTI) Castorseed prices drifted lower by Rs 15 to Rs 4,564 per quintal in futures trade today as participants preferred to log gains at existing levels amid a weak trend at the physical markets.

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, castorseed for delivery in most-active April slackened by Rs 15, or 0.33 per cent, to Rs 4,564 per quintal, with an open interest of 94,380 lots.

The castorseed for far-month May delivery also lean down by Rs 12, or 0.26 per cent, to Rs 4,635 per quintal, in an open interest of 45,520 lots.

Analysts said the fall in castorseed prices was mostly due to emergence of profit-booking by participants and a weak trend at the spot markets on slackened demand.

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