Mentha oil futures fall on muted demand

NEW DELHI: Mentha oil prices slipped in domestic futures trade on Tuesday on muted demand by consuming industries.

Around 11:20 am, MCX Mentha oil was at Rs 1,578 per kg, down by Rs 4.30, or 0.27 per cent.

Speculators trimmed positions in mentha futures, triggered by muted demand from consuming industries at the spot market and adequate stocks on higher supplies from the major producing regions.