• Chana up in futures trade on spot demand

    Chana up in futures trade on spot demand Chana prices spurted by 6 per cent to Rs 4,255 per quintal in the futures trade Wednesday after speculators widened their bets, driven by strong demand from dal mills at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in March jumped Rs 6, or 0.14 per cent, to Rs 4,648 per quintal with an open interest of 40,640 lots. Read More


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  • Rally in tur continues

    Rally in tur continues Rally in tur continued on weak availability, decline in sowing area and lower crop estimate with tur (Maharashtra) new rising to ₹5,400-5,500 a quintal, while tur (red) quoted at ₹5,600. Tur (Madhya Pradesh) new was ₹5,100; tur (Madhya Pradesh) old ruled at ₹4,600-4,800. Tur dal (sawa no.) fetched ₹6,100-6,200; tur dal (full)₹6,400-6,500; tur marka ₹7,200-7,300. Moong (bold) quoted at ₹5,500-5,800; moong (medium) ₹4,800- 5,000. Read More


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  • Despite poor crop chana prices slip

    Despite poor crop chana prices slip Despite poor crop report and decline in sowing area, increased availability of the government stock have dragged chana prices in the past one week by ₹200 with chana (kanta) quoted at ₹4,275-4,300 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹4,200-4,250 and chana (vishal) at ₹4,200 . Read More


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  • Quantitative restrictions on import of pulses

    Quantitative restrictions on import of pulses Import policy of Peas was revised from ‘free to ‘restricted’ to protect the small and marginal farmers from adverse impact of drop in prices. "Import policy of Peas (including Yellow peas, Green peas, Dun peas and Kaspa peas) was revised from ‘free to ‘restricted’ initially for a period of three months with effect from April 1 till June 30, 2018 with a quota of one lakh MT," official sources said. Read More


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  • Nafed sells 5.5 lakh tonne subsidised pulses to 11 states for PDS

    Nafed sells 5.5 lakh tonne subsidised pulses to 11 states for PDS Agri-cooperative major Nafed has so far allocated 5.50 lakh tonne (LT) of pulses at a subsidised rate to 11 states including Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh under a government scheme for distribution through PDS and other welfare schemes, its top official has said. Read More


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  • Poor arrivals lift masur

    Poor arrivals lift masur Weak availability and poor crop reports have lifted masur in Indore mandis in the past week by ₹150, with masur (bold) quoted at ₹4,000, while masur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,750 a quintal. Masur dal (medium) ruled at ₹4,950-5,050, while masur dal (bold) was at ₹51,50-5,250. Moong (bold) quoted at ₹5,500-5,700, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹4,800-5,000 a quintal. Urad (bold) quoted at ₹5,200-5,400, while urad (medium) ruled at ₹4,200-4,500. Urad dal (medium) was at ₹5,700-5,800, urad dal (bold) at ₹5,900-6,000, while urad mongar ruled at ₹6,900-7,000. Read More


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  • India pea ban extended

    India pea ban extended India has extended its ban on pea imports a further three months, a move that will impact Australia’s Kaspa peas. Read More


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  • Chana futures decline 1.1% on sluggish demand

    Chana futures decline 1.1% on sluggish demand Chana prices dropped 1.14 per cent to Rs 4,391 per quintal in futures trade Friday after traders reduced their positions amid fall in demand at spot markets against sufficient stocks position. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery this month was trading lower by Rs 49, or 1.14 per cent, at Rs 4,391 per quintal with an open interest of 150 lots. Read More


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  • Govt has restricted import of pulses to stabilise prices

    Govt has restricted import of pulses to stabilise prices The Government has restricted import of pulses in order to stabilise the prices and protect the interest of the farmers.The Government has restricted import of pulses like tur, moong and urad since August, 2017 w Read More ith annual Quota Restriction of 5 lakh MT (2 lakh MT for tur, 1.5 lakh MT each for urad and moong) in order to stabilise the prices and protect the interest of the farmers, official sources said.


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  • Pulses in bear grip

    Pulses in bear grip Barring chana, most of the pulse seeds at the mandis in Indore traded low on poor demand and limited supplies. Tur (Maharashtra) was at ₹4,650-4,700 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹4,100-4,200. Tur dal (sawa no.) went for ₹5,700-5,800, tur dal (full) ₹6,000-6,100, while tur marka fetched ₹6,700-6,800 . Read More


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