Coriander futures rise on spot demand

NEW DELHI: Coriander prices on Thursday rose Rs 332 to Rs 7,450 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 August delivery went up Rs 332, or 4.66 per cent, to Rs 7,450 per quintal with an open interest of 3,510 lots.

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