MCX turnover at Rs 4,105.14 cr
Mumbai, Jun 21 (UNI) The Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) turnover today touched Rs 4,105.14 crore in the first session and total number of trades were 72,688.
MCX Comdex--the composite index of metal, energy and agri-indices--was up 0.35 per cent at 2149.42 points.
The MCX Metal Index slipped 0.56 per cent at 2511.56 points, MCX Energy Index was at 2231.24 points, and MCX Agri Index ended at 1691.40 points, a MCX spokesperson said.
Bullion turnover totalled Rs 1,302.91 crore of which gold was Rs 874.54 crore and silver Rs 428.37 crore. Gold contract volumes were 9,980 kgs and open interest was 16,015 kg while silver volumes were 237,815 kgs and open interest was 586,400 kgs.
Gold contracts, including gold mini, lost between Rs 57 and Rs 67 per 10 gm, with the August contracts down by 0.65 per cent at Rs 8744 per ten gm.
Silver contracts, including silver mini, lost between Rs 99 and 122 per kg. The July contract was down at Rs 17,944 per kg.
In the base metals segment, copper contracts turnover was Rs 1066.60 crore with volume of 34,741,000 kg and open interest of 14,209,000 kg. Copper contracts lost between Rs 1.80 and Rs 2.50 per kg with the June contract down by 0.81 per cent at Rs 306.40 per kg.
Turnover of all zinc contracts was Rs 650.29 crore with volume of 43,820 tonnes and OI of 36,370 tonnes. Zinc contracts lost between Rs 1.20 and Rs 1.90 per kg with the June contract was at Rs 147.25 per kg.
Turnover of all nickel contracts was Rs 381.09 crore with volume of 2,505,250 kg and open interest of 1,341,500 kg. Nickel for June delivery was up by 0.63 per cent at Rs 1,528.40 per kg.
Turnover of all aluminium contracts was Rs 5.63 crore with volume of 512 tonnes and open interest of 6,386 tonnes. Aluminium June contract was down 0.18 per cent at Rs 109.50 per kg, the MCX spokesman added.