Improved offtake boosts tur, dal

Our Correspondent Indore | Updated on February 25, 2011


Pulses continued to trade low on slack demand, barring tur which saw a gain of Rs 100 on slightly improved demand.

On the other hand, chana ruled firm at Rs 2,450 a quintal on lack of buying support and rise in arrival. Currently, Indore mandis are witnessing an average daily arrival of 1,000-1,500 bags of new chana. In the spot, chana dal also ruled steady with its prices quoted at Rs 3,100-3,150 a quintal for bold quality, while chana dal (medium) quoted at Rs 3,000 a quintal and chana dal (average) quoted at Rs 2,900 a quintal respectively.

Masoor also ruled firm at Rs 3,150 with traders not evincing much interest in the old crop . Currently, new masoor is trickling in with a mere 5-7 bags arriving in the local mandis. Masoor dal (bold) in the spot quoted at Rs 3,850-3,900, masoor dal (medium) at Rs 3,750-3,800, while masoor dal (average) quoted at Rs 3,650-3,700 a quintal.

In the spot, best quality urad on Friday quoted at Rs 4,100 a quintal. Urad dal also ruled firm with its mongar quality quoting at Rs 6,500-6,800while urad dal (bold) quoted at Rs 5,700-5,850 and urad dal (chilka) quoted at Rs 4,800-5,500 a quintal. The best quality moong in local mandisquoted at Rs 4,000-5,000 a quintal. On the other hand, downtrend in tur (Maharashtra quality) came to a halt on Friday with its prices in the spot gaining Rs 100 at Rs 4,000 a quintal. In the past two days,couple of day tur prices in the local mandis had slipped from Rs 5,000/quintal to Rs 3,900 a quintal on total lack of buying.

In the spot, tur dal (marka) quoted at Rs 6,300-6,400 a quintal, tur dal (full) quoted at Rs 5,800, while tur dal (sawa no.) quoted at Rs 5,000-5,300 respectively. On the other hand, tur dal (Maharashtra) quoted at Rs 5,750 a quintal.

Published on February 25, 2011

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