New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) Jeera prices fell by Rs 145 to Rs 18,780 per quintal in futures market Friday, extending its fall for the second day, as speculators trimmed their positions on profit-booking at prevailing levels amid lower domestic and exports demand. Also Read - Gold sheds Rs 270, silver up by Rs 120
At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, jeera for October fell by Rs 145, or 0.76 per cent, to Rs 18,780 per quintal with an open interest of 6,642 lots. Also Read - DHFL shares fall for fifth straight day; tank 12 pc
Similarly, the spice for far-month November moved down by Rs 120, or 0.62 per cent, to Rs 18,960 per quintal in 2,859 lots. Also Read - FPO in Telangana's Kamareddy bringing growers out of farm distress
Analysts said besides profit-booking by speculators at existing levels, fall in demand at the spot market against adequate stocks position, exerted pressure on jeera futures.
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