The Agriwatch Agri Commodities Index gained 2.06% during the week ended Mar 19, 2016 to 102.18 from 100.12 during the previous week. The base for the Index is 2014 (= 100).
Higher cereals and pulses prices led the Index higher. The Cereals Index gained 3.35% during the week while the Pulses Index rose 3.28%.
Other commodity groups that gained during the week were the Edible Oils Index (+0.49% week-on-week), Fibres Index (+3.39%), Sweeteners (Sugar, Gur & Khandsari) Index (+1.29%) and the Other Non-Food Articles Index (+0.83%).
The Vegetables Index (-8.08%) and the Oilseeds Index (-1.15%) were the only commodity groups to decline during the week.