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Prices of select pulses rise on stockists' buying

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Firm conditions emerged at the wholesale pulses today with prices of select pulses led by masoor and urad rising by up to Rs 200 per quintal on heavy stockist-buying amid pick up in demand from mills and retailers.

Marketmen said fresh buying by stockists, driven by uptick in demand from mills and retailers amid pause in supplies from growing regions pushed up urad, masoor and other pulses prices.

In the national capital, urad and its chilka local rose by Rs 100 and Rs 200 to Rs 3,900-5,300 and Rs 4,750-4,850 per quintal, respectively.

Its dal best quality and dhoya followed suit and traded higher by Rs 200 each to Rs 4,850-5,350 and Rs 5,300-5,500 per quintal.

Masoor small and bold also moved up by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,700-4,100 and Rs 3,850-4,150 per quintal. Its dal local and best quality traded higher by Rs 200 each to Rs 4,400-4,800 and Rs 4,500-4,900 per quintal.

Gram edged higher by Rs 50 to Rs 3,950-4,000, while its dal local and best quality were up by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,200-4,600 and Rs 4,600-4,700 per quintal. Kabuli gram small variety too inched up by Rs 50 to Rs 4,700-5,500 per quintal.

Besan Shaktibhog and quoted higher at Rs 1880 each instead of Rs 1860 per 35 kg bag.

Following are today's rates (in Rs per quintal): urad Rs 3,900-5,300, urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,750-4,850, urad best Rs 4,850-5,350, Dhoya Rs 5,300-5,500, Moong Rs 4,950-5,450, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,500-5,700, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,100-6,600 and best quality Rs 6,600-6,800.

Masoor small Rs 3,700-4,100, bold Rs 3,850-4,150, Dal Masoor local Rs 4,400-4,800, best quality Rs 4,500-4,900, Malka local Rs 4,050-4,350, best Rs 4,150-4,450, Moth Rs 3,500-3,900, Arhar Rs 3,850 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,300-7,200.

Gram Rs 3,950-4,000, Gram dal (local) Rs 4,200-4,600, best quality Rs 4,600-4,700, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 1,880, Rs 1,880, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,200-8,400, Kabuli Gram small Rs 4,700-5,500, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 3,400-3,600, Peas white Rs 3,550-3,600 and green Rs 3,650-3,750.

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

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 15:45 IST