Jeera futures traded higher on NCDEX on expectation of pickup in export demand at the spot market. Further, reports of lower output in other major producing countries-Syria and Turkey too fuelled the uptrend.
The contract for October delivery was trading at Rs 17330.00, up by 0.26% or Rs 45.00 from its previous closing of Rs 17285.00. The open interest of the contract stood at 9480.00 lots.
The contract for November delivery was trading at Rs 17515.00, up by 0.20% or Rs 35.00 from its previous closing of Rs 17480.00. The open interest of the contract stood at 7452.00 lots on NCDEX.