March 1 Indian soyoil futures fell on Wednesday
despite a rise in the prices of soyoil contract on the Chicago
Board of Trade (CBOT) and Malaysian Palm.
Malaysian palm oil futures jumped to a one-week high on
Wednesday, supported by strong gains in Chicago Board of Trade
As of 1224 GMT, March soyoil futures were down 1
percent at 668.50 rupees ($10.00) per 10 kg on the National
Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX).
The most-actively traded Indian soybean futures fell
0.5 percent to 2,922 rupees per 100 kg.
"Soyoil and soybean contracts are down mainly due to
profit-booking," said Faiyaz Hudani, analyst, Kotak Commodities
The April rapeseed contract rose 1 percent to 3,885
rupees per 100 kg, while the March corn futures were
largely flat at 1,403 rupees per 100 kg.
($1 = 66.8300 Indian rupees)
(Reporting by Sudarshan Varadhan; Editing by Sherry