Coriander prices drifted lower by 1.44 per cent to close at Rs 4,713 per quintal in futures market today as participants cut down positions amid sluggish domestic as well as export demand against ample stocks position.
Besides, higher supplies from major growing regions influenced coriander futures.
At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, coriander prices for delivery in the current month declined by Rs 69, or 1.44 per cent, to close at Rs 4,713 per quintal, with an open interest of 14,830 lots.
On similar lines, the contract for October was trading lower by Rs 34, or 0.68 per cent, to end at Rs 4,960 per quintal, the open interest of the contract stood at 31,850 lots.
Market analysts attributed the fall in coriander futures to subdued demand in the physical market against adequate stocks position on increased supplies from producing regions.
(This article has not been edited by Zeebiz editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)