New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) Guar seed prices went up by Rs 15.50 to Rs 3,813 per quintal in futures trade today as participants widened their holdings in line with firm physical market trend. Also Read - Farmer Leaders Allege Deep Sidhu Provoked All at Red Fort, Actor Says it Was Symbolic Protest

Market players said raising of bets by participants, taking positive leads from the spot markets supported the upside in guar seed prices. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Rs 1000 Pension Per Month to Elderly, 75% Reservation in Jobs For Locals in Jharkhand

Limited supplies from growing belts against strong demand from guar gum makers also contributed to rise in prices. Also Read - Anyone Who Wants COVID Vaccine Could Get it This Spring: US President Joe Biden

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, guar seed for the most-traded delivery in June contracts rose by Rs 15.50, or 0.41 per cent, to Rs 3,813 per quintal, in a business turnover of 71,860 open lots.

In a similar fashion, the contract for delivery in far-month July moved up by Rs 14.50, or 0.38 per cent, to Rs 3.861 per quintal with an open interest of 39,770 lots.

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