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Select pulses strengthen on increased buying

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prices of select pulses, led by kabuli gram, advanced for the second straight day by gaining another Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on increased stockists buying on the back of rising demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing belts.

Traders said steady inflow of buying by stockists against tight stocks position on restricted supplies from producing belts mainly kept kabuli gram and other pulses prices higher.

In the national capital, kabuli gram small variety remained in demand and added another Rs 100 to Rs 9,600-9,900 per quintal.

Moong and its dal chilka also gained Rs 100 each to Rs 5,400-5,600 and Rs 5,900-6,100 per quintal, respectively. Its dal dhoya local and best quality traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 6,500-7,000 and Rs 7,000-7,200 per quintal.

Urad and its dal chilka too edged up by Rs 100 each to Rs 6,700-7,600 and Rs 6,900-7,000 per quintal. Its dal best quality and dhoya traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 7,000-7,500 and Rs 7,400-7,600 per quintal.

Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal):

Urad Rs 6,700-7,600, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 6,900-7,000, Urad best Rs 7,000-7,500, Dhoya Rs 7,400-7,600, Moong Rs 5,400-5,600, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,900-6,100, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,500-7,000 and best quality Rs 7,000-7,200.

Masoor small Rs 4,800-4,950, bold Rs 4,850-5,050, Dal Masoor local Rs 5,200-5,700, best quality Rs 5,300-5,800, Malka local Rs 5,300-5,500, best Rs 5,400-5,600, Moth Rs 3,650-4,050, Arhar Rs 4,550, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,500-8,300.

Gram Rs 5,400-5,550, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,200-6,500, best quality Rs 6,600-6,700, Besan (35 kg), Shakti Bhog Rs 2,550, Rajdhani Rs 2,550, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,500-10,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,600-9,900, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,600-5,800, Peas white Rs 2,700-2,725 and green Rs 2,900-3,000.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 14:42 IST