Coriander futures rise on spot demand

New Delhi: Coriander prices on Tuesday rose Rs 18 to Rs 6,614 per quintal in futures trade as speculators widened their holdings tracking firm trend at the spot market. On the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, coriander for October delivery went up Rs 18, or 0.27 per cent, to Rs 6,614 per quintal with an open interest of 4,940 lots.

A firm trend in spot market and restricted supplies from producing regions pushed up coriander prices here, market analysts said.

However, coriander for delivery in November traded lower up Rs 50, or 0.75 per cent at Rs 6,650 per quintal with an open interest of 15 lots.