On the Multi Commodity Exchange, refined soyoil August futures rose by 2.06% during the week over fears that poor rains in main soybean growing region of central India could limit output, thereby pushing up prices. Similarly, cardamom September futures rose by 8.58% to Rs 835.50 per kg because of low rains in main cardamom producing province of Kerala.
Chana July futures also closed high by 1.62% to Rs 2192 per 100-kg and potato August contract rose by 2.56% to Rs 1174 per 10-kg during the week ended June 26. Future prices of mentha oil and cotton seed dropped as a result of poor demand from domestic traders.
Base metal futures went up tracking firm trend in global markets. In MCX, copper November futures went up by 1.04% to Rs 247.65 per kg, nickel August contract gained by 2.87% to Rs 748.50 per kg, aluminium August contract rose by 1.76% to Rs 80.95 per kg, zinc June contract was up by 2.96% to Rs 76.65 per kg and lead June contract was high by 2.51% to Rs 81.80 per kg during the week ended June 26.
Gold and silver futures showed mixed trend tracking the movement of dollar in the international markets.