In thin trade, maize prices declined by Rs 10 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on subdued demand. However, other grains moved in a narrow range in scattered deals and settled at last levels. Marketmen said sluggish demand from consuming industries against sufficient stocks position mainly led to the slide in maize prices. In the national capital, maize shed Rs 10 at Rs 1,440-1,450 per quintal. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,125-2,370, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,750-1,755, Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,755-1,760, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 240, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 240, Roller flour mill Rs 950-960 (50 kg), Maida Rs 955-965 (50 kg) and Sooji Rs 1,030-1,040 (50 kg). Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,600-7,700, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,200-7,000, Permal raw Rs 2,250-2,275, Permal wand Rs 2,300-2,350, Sela Rs 2,700-2,800 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,875-2,000, Bajra Rs 1,350-1,360, Jowar yellow Rs 1600-1650, white Rs 3,300-3,500, Maize Rs 1,440-1,450, Barley Rs 1,550-1,570.
Maize weakens on low demand
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