New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) Castor seed prices rose by Rs 8 to Rs 5,104 per quintal in futures trade Wednesday after investors widened their bets amid firm trends.Also Read - Kerala Rains: Death Toll Rises to 23; PM Modi Discusses Situation With CM Vijayan | 10 Points

Marketmen said apart from rising demand from consuming industries, short position of stocks in the spot markets mainly led to the rise in castor seed futures. Also Read - Bigg Boss 15: Vishal Kotian is Overshadowing Jay Bhanushali, Says Fans | India.com Twitter Poll

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, castor seed for February was trading higher by Rs 8, or 0.16 per cent, to Rs 5,104 per quintal, clocking an open interest of 113,648 lots. Also Read - IND vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Hints T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match: Captain, Vice-Captain – India vs England, Playing 11s For Today’s T20 Match at Dubai International Cricket Stadium 07:30 PM IST October 18, Monday

Castor seed for March rose by Rs 10, or 0.9 per cent, to Rs 5,178 per quintal, having an open interest of 59,785 lots.

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