Turmeric price steady – The Hindu BusinessLine

Turmeric rates ruled constant in Erode marketplaces on Friday.

At the Erode Turmeric Retailers Affiliation Salesyard, finger turmeric was bought at ₹5,399-six,888 a quintal and root variety at ₹5,269-six,129. Out of one,880 luggage of turmeric retained for sale, only 488 luggage had been bought. At the Controlled Promoting Committee, finger turmeric was bought at ₹5,166-six,365 and root variety at ₹5,065-six,199. At the Erode Cooperative Promoting Society, finger turmeric was bought at ₹5,809-six,799. Root variety was bought at ₹5,549-five,889.

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Cocoa hits six-week low – The Hindu BusinessLine

Cocoa futures fell to a six-week low on Friday, weighed by a potential weakening in demand partly linked to the spread of the coronavirus, while raw sugar slid to a seven-week low. May New York cocoa future was down $18, at $2,579 a tonne at 10:51 GMT after setting a six-week low of $2,577.

May raw sugar was down 0.08 cents, at 13.34 cents per lb after hitting a two-month low of 13.33 cents.

May arabica coffee rose 1.75 cents, to $1.1310 per lb.

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