The Agriwatch Agri Commodities Index rose by 1.30% to 101.62 during the week ended Feb 20, 2016 from 100.31 during the previous week. The base for the Index is 2014 (= 100).
The Index was led higher by the Sweeteners (Sugar, Gur & Khandsari) Index, which increased 2.74% during the week and the Oilseeds Index which increased by 2.56%.
Seven of the nine commodity groups that comprise the Index gained during the week.
The other gainers were the Pulses Index (+0.96%), Edible Oils Index (+0.91%), Vegetables Index (+3.28%), Condiments & Spices Index (+4.45%) and the Fibres Index (+2.24%).
The weekly decliners were the Cereals Index (-0.31%) and the Other Non-Food Articles Index (-0.06%).