Mentha oil prices eased by 0.31 per cent to Rs 995 per kg in futures trade today as speculators trimmed positions, triggered by sluggish demand from consuming industries at the spot market.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, mentha oil for delivery this month eased by Rs 3.10, or 0.31 per cent, to Rs 995 per kg in a business turnover of 99 lots.
On similar lines, the oil for April delivery traded lower by Rs 1.80, or 0.17 per cent, to Rs 1,005.90 per kg in 40 lots.
Analysts said, offloading of positions by participants due to subdued demand from consuming industries in spot market against ample stocks position on higher supplies from Chandausi in Uttar Pradesh, mainly led to the decline in mentha oil prices at futures trade.
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