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Select pulses soften on low demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Weak conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as select pulses led by gram fell by Rs 100 per quintal owing to slackened demand from retailers.

Traders said muted demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position mainly kept pressure on gram and other pulses prices.

In the national capital, gram shed Rs 50 to Rs 5,450- 5,750,while its dal local and best quality traded lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 6,000-6,400 and Rs 6,400-6,500 per quintal respectively.

Arhar and its dal dara also declined by Rs 50 and Rs 100 to Rs 3,800 and Rs 5,800-7,700 per quintal respectively.

Masoor small and bold too finished lower by Rs 50 each to Rs 3,550-3,650 and Rs 3,600-3,750 per quintal. Its dal local best quality enquired lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,700- 4,200 and Rs 3,800-4,300 per quintal respectively.

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

Urad Rs 4,400-5,700, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,300-5,400, Urad best Rs 5,400-5,900, Dhoya Rs 5,800-6,000, Moong Rs 4,800-5,500, 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 3,550-3,650, bold Rs 3,600-3,750, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,700-4,200, best quality Rs 3,800-4,300, Malka local Rs 4,450-4,650, best Rs 4,550-4,750, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 3,800, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,800-7,700.

Gram Rs 5,450-5,750, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,000-6,400, best quality Rs 6,400-6,500, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,600, Rajdhani Rs 2,600, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,700-10,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,300-10,500, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 4,800-5,000, Peas white Rs 2,625-2,650 and green Rs 2,675-2,775.

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

First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 14:42 IST