Maize price moves up in thin trade

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 28 2013, 20:41pm hrs
In thin trade, maize prices moved up by Rs 10 per quintal in the wholesale grains market today on fresh demand against restricted arrivals from producing regions.

However, other grains moved in a narrow range in restricted activity and settled around previous levels.

Marketmen said fresh demand against limited arrivals from producing regions mainly influenced maize prices.

In the national capital, maize rose by Rs 10 to Rs 1,510-1,540 per quintal.

The following are today's quotations per quintal: Wheat MP (deshi) 2,050-2,250, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,570-1,575, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,580-1,585, Atta Rajdhani

(10 kg) 210, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 210, Roller flour mill 830-850 (50 kg), Maida 860-890 (50 kg) and Sooji 920-950 (50kg).

Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal 9,500, Super Basmati Rice, 9,000, Basmati common new 6,800-6,900, Rice Pusa-(1121) new 6,400-7,000, Permal raw 1,950-2,050, Permal wand 2,225-2,275, Sela 2,450-2,500 and Rice IR-8 1,600-1,650, Bajra 1,340-1,345, Jowar yellow 1,425-1,450, white 2,250-2,450, Maize 1,510-1,540, Barley 1,440-1,450, Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.