New Delhi, Jul 26 (PTI) Barley prices rose by Rs 8.50 to Rs 1,608.50 per quintal in futures trade today as investors raised bets on firm physical market trend. Also Read - CBSE Board Exam 2021: CBSE Says Will Be With Students Throughout Exams As Leaders, Activists Urge Govt to Cancel or Postpone Board Exams

Marketmen said pick up in demand from beer makers amid short supplies from producing belts in the spot markets boosted barley prices here in futures trade. Also Read - BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Compartmental Exam 2021 Registration Begins Today On | Check Details Here

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, barley delivery for August contract gained Rs 8.50, or 0.53 per cent, to Rs 1,608.50 per quintal, with an open interest of 7,280 lots. Also Read - WWE WrestleMania 37 Live Streaming in India Day 2: When and Where to Watch WrestleMania 2021 Live Stream Online And on TV

Similarly, the delivery of September contract advanced by Rs 7.50, or 0.56 per cent, to Rs 1,633.50 per quintal in an open interest of 4,020 lots.

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