The Onion Index gained 72 per cent this week after gaining 65 per cent last week. The base for the Index and all sub-Indices is 2014 (= 100). Gains in onion and pulses were partly offset by declines in cereals, edible oils, oilseeds and rubber prices.
The commodity group sub-Index values and their weekly changes are: Cereals: 105.11 (down 1.34 per cent), Pulses: 126.76 (up 5.39 per cent), Vegetables (Onion & Potato): 94.76 (up 50.71 per cent), Edible Oils: 100.73 (down 1.04 per cent), Oilseeds: 88.67 (down 1.49 per cent), Spices: 104.50 (up 0.56 per cent), Sweeteners: 121.55 (down 0.13 per cent), Fibres: 105.94 (up 0.19 per cent) and Other Nondown Food Articles: 85.14 (down 0.81 per cent).
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