Jeera futures edged higher on NCDEX on expectation of pickup in export demand and lower supply from the producing regions. Though, some gains were capped on sluggish demand at the spot markets of Rajasthan.
The contract for October delivery was trading at Rs 17420.00, up by 0.37% or Rs 65.00 from its previous closing of Rs 17355.00. The open interest of the contract stood at 15009.00 lots.
The contract for November delivery was trading at Rs 17600.00, up by 0.49% or Rs 85.00 from its previous closing of Rs 17515.00. The open interest of the contract stood at 3372.00 lots on NCDEX.