Chana, tur gain on demand

Our Correspondent Indore | Updated on November 18, 2011 Published on November 18, 2011


Chana and tur gained a little on improved demand.

Tur (Maharashtra) gained Rs 25 at Rs 3,600 a quintal on improved demand from millers, while tur (Nimari) sold at Rs 2,300-2,600 a quintal. According to traders, while new tur has started arriving in mandis of Karnatakka and Maharashtra, it is likely to hit Madhya Pradesh mandis in the last week of November. Tur dal remained unchanged, with tur dal (full) being sold at Rs 5,500-5,550, tur dal ( sawa no.) at Rs 4,800-4,850 and tur (marka) at Rs 6,300-6,350.

Chana (kanta) rose by Rs 25 at Rs 3,500 a quintal on improved demand, while chana (desi) sold at Rs 3,400 a quintal. Higher spot chana also perked up its dal, with chana dal (average) being quoted at Rs 4,250-4,275 (Rs 4,225-4,250), chana dal (medium) at Rs 4,350-4,375 (Rs 4,325-4,350) and chana dal (bold) at Rs 4,500-4,525. Masoor was firm but its dal declined on weak demand. In the spot market, masoor (bold) remained flat at Rs 2,800-2,825, while masoor (medium) sold at Rs 2,550. Masoor dal declined on slack demand, with masoor dal (average) fetching Rs 3,225-3,250 (Rs 3,300-3,325), masoor dal (medium) Rs 3,350-3,375 (Rs 3,375-3,400) and masoor dal (bold) Rs 3,450-3,475 (Rs 3,475-3,500).

Moong and its dal were unchanged despite subdued demand. With only 250 bags arriving, masoor (bold) in the local mandis sold at Rs 4,200-4,300 moong (medium) at Rs 3,600-4,000. Moong dal (bold) sold at Rs 5,450-5,500, moong dal (medium) at Rs 5,050-5,100 and moong (mongar) at Rs 5,700-5,800. Limited queries kept urad and its dal unchanged, with urad (bold) at Rs 3,500-3,600 and urad (medium) at Rs 2,800-3,000. A thousand bags of urad arrived in local mandis. Urad (monger) quoted at Rs 5,800-6,000, urad dal (medium) at Rs 4,700-4,750 and urad dal (average) at Rs 4,050-4,100.

Dollar chana or chickpea gained Rs 100 at Rs 8,000-8,200 on improved buying support even as 2,000 bags arrived.

Published on November 18, 2011
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