New Delhi, Oct 12 (PTI) Chana prices moved up by 1.35 per cent to Rs 5,183 per quintal in futures market today as traders built up fresh positions, driven by uptick in demand in the spot market.

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in October shot up by Rs 69, or 1.35 per cent to Rs 5,183 per quintal with an open interest of 2840 lots.

Similarly, the commodity for delivery in November traded marginally higher by Rs 10, or 0.20 per cent to Rs 5,130 per quintal in 46,450 lots.

Analysts fresh positions created by traders after pick up in demand in the physical market against restricted arrivals from producing regions, mainly attributed the rise in chana prices at futures trade.

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