Potato prices moved up by Rs 4.40 to Rs 817.80 per quintal in futures trade today, on increased spot demand against restricted arrivals.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, potato for delivery in
March rose by Rs 4.40, or 0.54 per cent to Rs 817.80 per
quintal, with a trading volume of 256 lots.
Potato for delivery in April also moved up by Rs 3.70, or
0.46 per cent, to Rs 808 per quintal with a trade volume of
89 lots.Analysts said increased demand in the spot market against tight supplies from producing regions, mainly pushed up potato prices at futures trade.