Potato futures displayed mixed trend on MCX, and as March contracts traded lower on account of adequate stocks in the physical markets on increased arrivals from producing regions, the April contracts traded higher as speculators increased their positions supported by a firming trend at spot markets on rising demand.
The contract for March delivery was trading at Rs 1220.00, down by 0.09% or Rs 1.10 from its previous closing of Rs 1221.10. The open interest of the contract stood at 556.00 lots.
The contract for April delivery was trading at Rs 1245.60, up by 0.29% or Rs 3.60 from its previous closing of Rs 1242.00. The open interest of the contract stood at 800.00 lots on MCX.