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Gram, arhar slide on weak demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prices of gram and arhar fell by upto Rs 100 per at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand from retailers.

Traders said besides muted demand from retailers, adequate stocks position on increased supplies from growing regions mainly attributed the fall in gram and arhar prices.

In the national capital, gram, gramdal local and best quality were down by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,050-4,175, Rs 4,200-4,600 and Rs 4,600-4,700 per respectively.

Arhar and its dal dara variety also eased by Rs 50 and Rs 100 to Rs 4,300 and Rs 6,200-8,100 per respectively.

Following are today's pulses' rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 3,950-5,250, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,900-5,000, Urad best Rs 5,000-5,500, Dhoya Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Rs 4,600-5,300, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,000-6,500 and best quality Rs 6,500-6,700.

Masoor small Rs 3,400-3,550, bold Rs 3,500-3,650, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,500-3,900, best quality Rs 3,600-4,000, local Rs 4,000-4,200, best Rs 4,100-4,400, Moth Rs 3,500-3,900, Arhar Rs 4,300 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,200-8,100.

Gram Rs 4,050-4,175, Gram dal (local) Rs 4,200-4,600, best quality Rs 4,600-4,700, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 1,900, Rajdhani Rs 1,900, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,000-8,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 5,500-6,100, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 3,400-3,600, Peas white Rs 2,800-2,825 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: Thu, February 15 2018. 14:45 IST