Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from overseas markets also put pressure on pistachio prices.
Pistachio (hairati and peshawari) eased by Rs 10 to settle at Rs 800-900 and Rs 980-1,050 per kg, respectively.
Traders said sluggish demand from retailers and stockists against fresh arrivals, mainly led to a fall in pistachio prices in the wholesale dry fruit market here.
The following are today's quotations (per 40 kg): Almond (California) Rs 14,800 Almond (Gurbandi-new) Rs 7,300-8,000; Almond (Girdhi) Rs 3,500-4,200; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-20,000.
Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 500-550 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 400-450 per kg.