New Delhi: Potato prices moved up by Rs 4.20 to Rs 1,189.50 per quintal in futures trade today on increased spot demand.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, potato for delivery in March rose by Rs 4.20, or 0.35 per cent, to Rs 1,189.50 per quintal, with a trading volume of 38 lots.

Potato for delivery in April also moved up by Rs 3.40, or 0.28 per cent, to Rs 1,200 per quintal with a trade volume of 22 lots.

Analysts said increased demand in the spot market against tight supplies from producing regions mainly pushed up potato prices at futures trade.

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