Castor seed prices increased due to strong demand and restricted supply. Castor seed futures also gained on speculative buying by traders.
The price of castor seed in Gujarat increased by Rs. 5 to Rs. 780 – 790 per 20 kg. On the Rajkot Commodity Exchange (RCX), castor September futures was up Rs. 7 to Rs. 4,115 per quintal and RCX spot was traded up by Rs. 12.50 to Rs. 3,912.50.