New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) Castor seed prices rose sharply by Rs 58 to Rs 5,186 per quintal in futures trade Monday due to up-tick in demand. Also Read - Cold Conditions Prevail in North India, Heavy Rains Likely in Southern States From Dec 1

Marketmen said besides rising demand from consuming industries, shortage of supply at the spot markets mainly led to the rise in castor seed futures. Also Read - MHT CET Result 2020 Declared | Steps to Check Scores And Direct Link Here

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, castor seed for February was trading higher by Rs 58, or 0.91 per cent, to Rs 5,186 per quintal. Also Read - India vs Australia 2020 Live Cricket Score, 2nd ODI, Sydney Cricket Ground: Virat Kohli And Co. Look to Bounce Back Against Aussies

Castor seed contracts for March, too, showed a similar trend, rising Rs 48, or 1.11 per cent, to Rs 5,326 per quintal with an open interest of 41,675 lots.

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