New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Jeera prices rose further by 0.96 per cent to Rs 18,150 per quintal in futures trade today as participants widened their bets amid rising domestic and export demand. Also Read - BRO Constructs 110-feet Bailey Bridge at Kela Morh on Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Record Time

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, jeera for delivery in far-month August advanced by Rs 175, or 0.96 per cent, to Rs 18,325 per quintal with an open interest of 2,577 lots. Also Read - Live Cricket Streaming India vs Australia 4th Test: When And Where to Watch IND vs AUS Stream Live Cricket Match Online And on TV

On similar lines, the spice for delivery in July gained Rs 165, or 0.91 per cent, to Rs 18,175 per quintal in 4,647 lots. Also Read - Odisha to Halt COVID-19 Vaccination Drive Tomorrow | Here's Why

Analysts said widening of positions by traders, driven by rising domestic as well as export demand against tight stocks on restricted supplies from producing regions, mainly kept jeera prices higher at futures trade.

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