Chana gains as prices rise in Maharashtra

Our Correspondent Indore | Updated on June 21, 2011


Pulses showed mixed trend with tur showing a decline on weak demand, while chana gained with rising chana prices in Maharashtra. Chana witnessed a gain at Rs 2,600-2,615 a quintal with increased demand in Maharashtra as chana prices there have gone high.

Support to spot chana also perked up chana dal with chana dal (bold) in the spot being quoted Rs 25 up at Rs 3,250-3,275, chana dal (medium) at Rs 3,150-3,175 and chana dal (average) at Rs 3,025-3,050 a quintal.

Weak demand on the other hand pulled down tur with prices of tur (Maharashtra) in the spot being quoted at Rs 3,000 a quintal against Rs 3,100-3,150 on Monday. In the morning, tur was ruling at Rs 3,050 a quintal. However, dip in demand pulled down tur by Rs 50 in the evening to Rs 3,000 a quintal. Tur ( Nimari) ruled at Rs 2,300-2,600. Tur dal ruled steady with tur ( marka) remaining firm at Rs 5,900, tur dal (full) at Rs 5,400-5,500 and tur dal ( sawa no.) at Rs 4,450-4,500 a quintal. According to trade experts, prices of tur and its dal are bound to increase in the coming days.

Subdued demand kept masoor and its dal steady with masoor (bold) in the spot being quoted at Rs 2,850 and masoor (medium) ruled at Rs 2,550. Masoor dal ruled firm with masoor dal (bold) being quoted at Rs 3,475-3,500, masoor dal (medium) at Rs 3,350-3,400 a quintal and masoor dal (average) at Rs 3,275-3,300 a quintal.

Moong, on the other hand, gained with improved demand. In the spot, moong (bold) was quoted at Rs 4,150 and moong (medium) ruled at Rs 3,600-3,800. Moong dal ruled steady with moong (mongar) being quoted at Rs 5,600-5,700, moong dal (bold) at Rs 5,400-5,500 and moong dal (average) at Rs 5,050-5,100. Urad ruled steady at Rs 4,150 and urad (medium) at Rs 3,600-3,800. Urad dal also ruled firm with urad (mongar) being quoted at Rs 6,400-6,900, urad dal (bold) at Rs 5,550-5,600 and urad dal (chilka) at Rs 4,700-4,750 a quintal.

Published on June 21, 2011

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