Refined soya oil prices on Thursday rose by Rs 4.4 to Rs 778.6 per 10 kg in futures trade as speculators raised their bets.
On the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, refined soya oil for May delivery moved up by Rs 4.4, or 0.51 per cent, to Rs 778.6 per 10 kg in 23,725 lots.
Similarly, refined soya oil contracts for June delivery edged up by Rs 3.6, or 0.48 per cent, to Rs 755 per 10 kg in 6,315 lots.
Analysts said widening of positions by traders mainly helped refined soya oil prices to trade higher in futures market. PTI