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Jowar falls on reduced offtake


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Jowar prices came down by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today after consuming industries slowed down their buying activity against sufficient stocks position.
However, other grains including wheat and rice basmati held steady on scattered demand.
Traders said besides easing demand from consuming industries, adequate stocks position, mainly weighed on jowar prices.
In the national capital, jowar yellow and white fell by Rs 100 each to Rs 1,700-1,750 and Rs 2,900-2,950 per quintal, respectively.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal):

Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,320-2,420, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,970-1,975, Atta Chakki (delivery) Rs 1,980-1,985, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 250-280, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 275-310, Roller flour mill Rs 1,070-1,090 (50 kg), Maida Rs 1,170-1,180 (50 kg) and Sooji Rs 1,200-1,210 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati rice Rs 9,900, Basmati common new Rs 7,600-7,700, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,700-6,800, Permal raw Rs 2,425-2,450, Permal wand Rs 2,525-2,575, Sela Rs 3,050-3,150 and rice IR-8 Rs 2,025-2,075.
Bajra Rs 1,350-1,355, Jowar yellow Rs 1,700-1,750, white Rs 2,900-2,950, Maize Rs 1,340-1,345, Barley Rs 1,560-1,570.

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 2:40 PM IST

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