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What are agri futures contracts?

Like equity, currency or interest rate futures, Agri futures allow you to buy or sell an underlying commodity at a preset price on a future date. All Agri futures contracts end in compulsory delivery. Wheat, sugar, Chana, soyabean, castor, chilli, jeera futures, etc. are available to trade. Edible oilseeds and oils, spices and items like guar are among the more liquid contracts. Agri commodity derivatives are riskier than equity futures as prices are influenced by a wide variety of factors like global supply-demand, weather, trade disputes, forex movement. 

Read More at The Economic Times News date : 11 Mar 2019, Monday

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