Rice basmati prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on emergence of stockists buying against restricted supplies from producing belts.
However, wheat remained weak on ample stocks position.
Traders said stockists buying against restricted arrivals from producing regions mainly led to rise in rice basmati prices.
Some enquiries from rice mills also supported the upmove,they said.
In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 variety edged up by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,800-7,900 and Rs 6,300-6,400 per quintal respectively.
On the other hand, wheat dara (for mills) shed another Rs 10 to Rs 1,800-1,805 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 1,805-1,810 per 90 kg.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,100-2,300, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,800-1,805, Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,805-1,810, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 260-300, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 980-990 (50 kg), Maida Rs 1,020-1,030 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,050-1,060 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,800-7,900, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,300-6,400, Permal raw Rs 2,325-2375, Permal wand Rs 2,375-2,425, Sela Rs 2,700-2,900 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,950-2,000, Bajra Rs 1,215-1,220, Jowar yellow Rs 1,375-1,425, white Rs 2,750-2,850, Maize Rs 1,300- 1,305, Barley Rs 1,480-1,490.
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