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Gur prices climb on paucity of stocks, brisk buying

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

(jaggery) prices firmed up by Rs 200 per at the wholesale market in the national capital today following heavy buying by stockist and retailers amid negligible arrivals from manufacturing belts, powered by notable gains in prices.

Muzaffarnagar and Muradnagar markets also showed a rise of Rs 100 per on paucity of stocks.

Marketmen said stockist and retailers were started to raise stocks of due to paucity of stocks amid restricted supplies from manufacturing belts.

Besides, handsome gains in prices also helped to boost trading sentiments, they quoted.

In Delhi, gur Pedi prices spurted by Rs 200 to end the day at Rs 2,800-2,900, followed by gur Chakku, Dhayya and Shakkar prices gained by Rs 100 each to end at Rs 2,800-2,900, Rs 3,000-3,100 and Rs 3,100-3,200 per

At Muzaffarnagar, gur Raskat prices hardened by Rs 100 to Rs 2,200-2,250 per quintal on heavy buying by beer makers.

also advanced by Rs 75 to Rs 2,475-2,650 per quintal.

Coming to Muradnagar, gur Pedi and Dhayya prices finished higher by Rs 100 each to Rs 2,350-2,450 and Rs 2,400-2,500 per quintal.

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

Rs 2,800-2,900, pedi Rs 2,800-2,900, dhayya Rs 3,000-3,100 and shakkar Rs 3,100-3,200.

Muzaffarnagar: Rasket Rs 2,200-2,250, chakku Rs 2,475- 2,650, khurpa Rs 2,200-2,300 and Ladoo Rs 2,400- 2,500.

Muradnagar: Pedi Rs 2,350-2,450 and dhayya Rs 2,400-2,500.

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

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:30 IST