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Uptick in demand lifts prices of select pulses

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The wholesale pulses' market ended on a positive note in the national capital today as select pulses led by urad rose by up to Rs 200 per quintal on the back of pick-up in demand from retailers.

Traders said besides pick up in demand from retailers, fall in supplies from growing regions mainly led to the rise in urad and other pulses' prices.

Urad edged up to Rs 4,700-5,800 from previous level of Rs 4,600-5,600 per quintal. Its dal chilka local, best quality and dhoya were trading up by Rs 200 each to Rs 4,800-4,900, Rs 4,900-5,400 and Rs 5,300-5,500 per quintal, respectively.

Arhar and its dal dara variety also rose by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,250 and Rs 6,300-8,100 per quintal, respectively.

Masoor small and bold too finished higher by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,800-4,000 and Rs 3,850-4,100 per quintal, respectively. Its dal local and best quality enquired higher by a similar margin to Rs 4,000-4,500 and Rs 4,100-4,600 per quintal, respectively.

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

Urad Rs 4,700-5,800, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,800-4,900, Urad best Rs 4,900-5,400, Dhoya Rs 5,300-5,500, Moong Rs 4,900-5,600, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900.

Masoor small Rs 3,800-4,000, bold Rs 3,850-4,100, Dal Masoor local Rs 4,000-4,500, best quality Rs 4,100-4,600, Malka local Rs 4,550-4,750, best Rs 4,650-4,850, Moth Rs 3,700-4,100, Arhar Rs 4,250, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,300-8,100.

Gram Rs 6,150-6,600, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,900-7,300, best quality Rs 7,300-7,400, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,750, Rajdhani Rs 2,750, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,700-10,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,800-11,000, 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: Mon, September 11 2017. 14:32 IST