New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) Wheat prices were marginally higher by 0.05 per cent to Rs 2,045 per quintal in futures trading Friday as speculators raised bets amid improved demand in the spot market. Also Read - Coronavirus: Cases Rise to 4281, Total Deaths at 111, States Hint at Extending Lockdown Beyond April 14 | Top Points

At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, wheat for delivery in October was up by Re 1, or 0.05 per cent to Rs 2,045 per quintal with an open interest of 2,110 lots. Also Read - Kannada Comedian Bullet Prakash Passes Away at 42 Due to Liver Failure

Analysts said widening of positions by traders after demand improved in the physical market amid a pause in arrivals from producing belts, mainly influenced wheat prices at futures trade here. Also Read - Keran Encounter: 5 Militants Killed, 5 Jawans Martyred in Kupwara District of Jammu and Kashmir

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