Potato future Prices up 0.54 pc on strong spot demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 22 2013, 21:02pm hrs
Potato prices moved up by Rs 4.40 to Rs 817.80 per quintal in futures trade today, on increased spot demand against restricted arrivals.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, potato for delivery in

March rose by Rs 4.40, or 0.54 per cent to Rs 817.80 per

quintal, with a trading volume of 256 lots.

Potato for delivery in April also moved up by Rs 3.70, or

0.46 per cent, to Rs 808 per quintal with a trade volume of

89 lots.Analysts said increased demand in the spot market against tight supplies from producing regions, mainly pushed up potato prices at futures trade.