In the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDX), Turmeric futures edged lower on Wednesday, 6 December 2017, on anticipation of onset of new season crop and lower exports figures. Supplies from the govt auctions and new arrivals of medium quality supplies have forced the price further.
Turmeric futures contract for December delivery was trading Rs. 7,290.00, edged lower by 0.25 percent or Rs 18.00 from its last closing of Rs. 7,308.00. However, the open interest (OE) of the contract remained at 2,735 lots.
The contract for April delivery was being traded at Rs. 7,304.00, reduced by 0.76 percent or Rs 56.00 from its earlier closing of Rs. 7,360.00. The OE of the contract stood at 7, 275 lots on the NCDEX.