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Gram, its dal soften on weak demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prices of gram and its dal fell by up to Rs 100 per at the wholesale pulses today on muted demand from retailers against adequate stocks position.

However, other pulses settled around overnight levels after moving in a narrow range in scattered deals.

Traders said, subdued demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position on increased supplies from producing regions, mainly attributed to the slide in gram and its dal prices.

In the national capital, gram 50 to Rs 3,750-3,850, while its dal local and best traded lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,800-4,200 and Rs 4,200-4,300 per quintal, respectively.

Following are today's pulses' rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 3,800-5,100, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,600-4,700,Urad best Rs 4,700-5,200, Dhoya Rs 5,100-5,300, Moong Rs 5,000-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900.

Masoor small Rs 3,650-3,750, bold Rs 3,750-3,850, Dal Masoor local Rs 4,000-4,400, best quality Rs 4,100-4,500, Malka local Rs 3,950-4,150, best Rs 4,050-4,350, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 4,125 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,700-7,600.

Gram Rs 3,750-3,850, Gram dal (local) Rs 3,800-4,200, best quality Rs 4,200-4,300, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 1,850, Rajdhani Rs 1,850, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,200-8,200, Kabuli Gram small Rs 4,900-5,900, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 3,400-3,600, Peas white Rs 3,050-3,100 and green Rs 3,175-3,275.

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

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 15:00 IST