The Agriwatch Agri Commodities Index fell by 0.57% during the week ended Mar 5, 2016 to 100.58 from 101.16 during the previous week. The base for the Index is 2014 (= 100).
Declines in Edible Oils and Cereals prices helped the Index end the week lower. The Edible Oils Index fell 1.79% during the week while the Cereals Index declined 0.69%.
The other declining indices were the Oilseeds Index (-3.41% week-on-week), Condiments & Spices Index (-3.33%), Pulses Index (-0.39%) and the Vegetables Index (-0.13%).
Only 3 commodity group indices gained during the week. They were the Sweeteners Index (Sugar, Gur, Khandsari) which gained 2.14% during the week, Fibres Index (+0.52%) and Other Non-food Articles Index (+0.4%).