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Wheat softens on increased supply

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

prices declined by Rs 10 per at the wholesale grains market today on ample stocks on increased arrivals from growing regions against reduced offtake by mills.

Maize also eased on subdued demand from consuming industries.

Traders said besides sluggish demand from mills, increased supplies from producing belts, mainly led to decline in prices.

In the national capital, dara (for mills) 10 to Rs 1,790-1,795 per Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 1,800-1,805 per 90 kg.

Maize also declined by Rs 10 to Rs 1,400-1,405 per

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

(desi) Rs 2,080-2,280, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,790-1,795 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,800-1,805, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 260-300, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller 960-970 (50 kg), 980-9,90 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,040-1,050 (50 kg).

Basmati (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,700-7,800, Pusa (1121) Rs 6,700-6,800, Permal raw Rs 2,325-2375, Permal wand Rs 2,375-2,425, Sela Rs 2,800-3,000 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,975-2,025, Bajra Rs 1,200-1,205, Jowar yellow Rs 1,400-1,450, white Rs 2,800-2,900, Maize Rs 1,400- 1,405, Barley Rs 1,490-1,500.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 14:25 IST