The Agriwatch Agri Commodities Index dipped 0.46% during the week ended Mar 12, 2016 to 100.12 from 101.58 during the previous week. The base for the Index is 2014 (= 100).
Easing Cereals, Spices and Cotton prices led the Index lower. Though the Index declined only 0.46%, there was significant volatility in the sub-indices.
The groups which saw high volatility were the Condiments & Spices Index (-8.13% during the week), Fibres Index (-5.25%), Vegetables Index (+4.61%) and Other Non-Food Articles Index (+8.49%).
The other groups that declined during the week were the Cereals Index (-1.34%) and Sugar, Gur, Khandsari (Sweeteners) Index (-0.2%). The other gainers were the Pulses Index (+2.16%), Edible Oils Index (+0.77%) and Oilseeds Index (+0.93%).