Rising for the second day, crude palm oil prices rose further by 0.28 per cent to Rs 506.70 per 10 kg in futures trading today as participants engaged in building up positions, tracking a firm trend at spot market on surging demand.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude palm oil for delivery in September advanced by Rs 1.40, or 0.28 per cent, to Rs 506.70 per 10 kg, in a business turnover of 26 lots.
Similarly, the oil for delivery in August was trading higher by Rs 1.30, or 0.26 per cent, to Rs 505.30 per 10 kg in 85 lots.
Analysts said widening of positions by traders, driven by rising demand in the physical markets against restricted supplies from growing regions, mainly kept crude palm oil prices higher at futures trade.
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