Masoor, malka prices fall on sluggish demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 1 2013, 21:47pm hrs
Prices of masoor and malka fell up to Rs 100 per quintal on the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand at prevailing higher levels against adequate supplies from producing belts.

Marketmen said higher supplies against sluggish demand at prevailing higher levels mainly led to the fall in masoor and malka prices.

In the national capital, masoor small and bold declined by Rs 50 each to Rs 3,575-3,775 and Rs 3,725-3,925, while its dal local and best quality lost Rs 100 each at Rs 4,225-4,325 and Rs 4,325-4,425 per quintal respectively.

Malka local and best quality followed suit and shed Rs 100 each at Rs 3,925-4,025 and Rs 4,125-4,225 per quintal respectively.

The following are today's pulses rates per quintal: Urad 3,300-3,700, Urad Chilka (local) 4,300-4,650, best 4,750-5,250, Dhoya 5,150-5,250, Moong 5,150- 5,750, Dal Moong Chilka local 5,700-6,100, Moong Dhoya local 6,100-6,200 and

best quality 6,800-6,900.

Masoor small 3,575-3,775, bold 3,725-3,925, Dal Masoor local 4,225-4,325, best quality 4,325-4,425, Malka local 3,925-4,025, best 4,125-4,225, Moth 3,600-4,200, Arhar 3,750-3,950, Dal Arhar Dara 5,350-5,550.

Gram 3,850-4,250, Gram Dal (local) 4,450-4,550, best quality 4,750-4,850, Besan (35 kg) Shakti bhog 1,840, Rajdhani 1,840, Rajmah Chitra 7,600-8,600, Kabli Gram small 3,800-6,100, dabra 2,700-2,800, imported 4,700-5,100; Lobia 3,500-4,600, Peas white 2,650-2,675 and green 2,750-2,850.