Barley futures edged higher on NCDEX on rising demand at the physical markets. Moreover, restricted supplies from growing regions also added support to barley prices' uptrend.
The contract for August delivery was trading at Rs 1570.00, up by 0.93% or Rs 14.50 from its previous closing of Rs 1555.50. The open interest of the contract stood at 540.00 lots.
The contract for September delivery was trading at Rs 1590.00, up by 0.63% or Rs 10.00 from its previous closing of Rs 1580.00. The open interest of the contract stood at 13350.00 lots on NCDEX.