Mixed conditions developed at the wholesale pulses market during the past week as select pulses rose on fresh buying support from stockists and retailers, while a few others remained weak on adequate supplies against lack of buying.

Traders said fresh buying by stockists and retailers against limited arrivals from producing regions mainly led to rise in select wholesale pulses.

Adequate stocks position against lack of buying support, however, kept other pulses lower, they said.

In the national capital, moong and its dal chilka local ended higher at Rs 5,000-5,600 and Rs 5,600-6,000 from the previous levels of Rs 5,000-5,500 and Rs 5,500-5,900 per quintal.

Masoor small and bold moved up by Rs 50 each to Rs 3,450-3,650 and Rs 3,600-3,800 and its dal local and best quality were up by the same margin to Rs 4,050-4,150 and Rs 4,150-4,250 per quintal, respectively.

Malka local and best quality followed suit and traded higher by Rs 50 each to Rs 3,800-3,900 and Rs 4,000-4,100 per quintal, respectively.

Arhar and its dal dara variety were also seen in demand and gained Rs 50 each at Rs 4,050-4,250 and Rs 5,650-5,850 per quintal, respectively.

Gram too edged up by Rs 100 to Rs 4,500-5,850 while its dal local and best quality were enquired higher by Rs 100 each to Rs 5,600-5,700 and Rs 5,800-5,900 per quintal, respectively.

On the other hand, urad and its dal chilka local weakened by Rs 20 each to Rs 3,180-3,780 and Rs 4,080-4,430 per quintal, respectively. Lobia softened by Rs 100 to Rs 3,600-4,000 per quintal.

(This article was published on December 8, 2012)
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