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Thursday, October 21, 2021

MCX Mentha Oil under fresh selling; Resistance seen at 1633.3

MCX Gold under short covering; Support seen at 33268

MCX Silver under short covering; Support seen at 39886

Short covering seen in MCX Crude Oil

MCX Natural Gas under fresh buying; Resistance seen at 202.8

MCX Copper likely to move in a range of 456.7-465.3

Technically Mentha Oil market is under fresh selling as market has witnessed gain in open interest by 17.05% to settled at 707 while prices down 20.3 rupees.

Now MCX Mentha Oil is getting support at 1602.8 and below same could see a test of 1590.9 level, And resistance is now likely to be seen at 1633.3, a move above could see prices testing 1651.9.

Mentha Oil on MCX settled down by 1.24% at 1614.8 due to low demand at major physical centers. Pressure also seen amid expectations of higher acreage under mint in 2019 due to lucrative prices throughout last year.

Export demand of oil in global market is likely to be improved due to recovery in currency which is supportive for prices. The surge in output is likely due to buoyancy in planting intentions, not only in the traditional pockets of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in recent days, but also in Madhya Pradesh.

Mentha sowing may witness a huge jump this year because of high returns farmers experienced the whole of last year. Production of mentha oil is expected to rise to 48,000-50,000 tn in 2019 from 33,000-35,000 tn last year.

This year, sowing of the crop started towards the end of last month, a couple of weeks later than usual due to extended cold weather in all major growing regions. Official data on mentha, with respect to sowing or production and export, is not available as trade in the commodity is tightly controlled by a few.

This season, the area under mint is expected to be 250,000-265,000 ha. Speculation that German major BASF SE has re-started deliveries of synthetic mentha oil will also be a deterrent to prices. Mentha oil spot at Sambhal closed at 1736.00 per 1kg. Spot prices was up by Rs.4.30/-.

Trading Ideas:
–Mentha Oil trading range for the day is 1590.9-1651.9.
–Mentha Oil spot at Sambhal closed at 1736.00 per 1kg. Spot prices was up by Rs.4.30/-.
–Menthaoil dropped due to low demand at major physical centers.
–Pressure also seen amid expectations of higher acreage under mint in 2019 due to lucrative prices throughout last year.
–The surge in output is likely due to buoyancy in planting intentions, not only in the traditional pockets of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in recent days.

Courtesy: Kedia Commodities

Source: Commodityonline.com

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