Maize falls over 2% on NCDEX as arrivals rise.

Futures of maize fell over 2% as arrivals of the rabi crop rose in the major markets across the country. The most active May maize contract down 2.5% from the previous close. Farm ministry has pegged India maize output at 26.15 million tonne in 2016-17 (Jul-Jun), up from 22.57 million tonne a year ago. Arrivals are expected to be on the rise till May 15, which is likely to keep prices subdued in the days ahead.