• Chana futures extend slide on ample stocks

    New Delhi, Jan 9 Chana prices drifted further lower by 0.87 per cent to Rs 3,854 per quintal in futures trade today as participants engaged in reducing their holdings, driven by ample stocks positions on increased supplies from producing regions at spot market against muted demand. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in January declined by Rs 34, or 0.87 per cent to Rs 3,854 per quintal with an open interest of 12,870 lots. Read more


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  • Mixed trend prevailed on the opening day

    Chennai, Jan 8 (PTI) Prices of thoor dal and moong dal increased while urad dal and sugar price decreased, prices of rest of the commodities remained unchanged in the wholesale foodgrain market here today. Thoor dal was up by Rs.100 per quintal to Rs.7,200 from its closing rates Rs.7,100. Read more


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  • Chana futures drop 2.34% on low demand

    New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) Chana prices dropped by 2.34 per cent to Rs 3,883 per quintal in futures market today as participants reduced exposure, taking negative cues from spot market on tepid demand. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in January fell by Rs 93, or 2.34 per cent to Rs 3,883 per quintal with an open interest of 15,320 lots. Read more


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  • Chana futures remain up on strong demand

    New Delhi, Jan 4 Chana prices rose further by 1.18 per cent to Rs 4,104 per quintal in futures trade today as participants engaged in building up positions, taking positive cues from spot market on rising demand from dal mills. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in January gained Rs 48, or 1.18 per cent, to Rs 4,104 per quintal with an open interest of 21,630 lots. Read more


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  • Sluggish trend continues in tur

    Sluggish trend continued in pulses on weak physical demand and buying support from the millers with tur (Maharashtra) declining to ₹3,950 a quintal. Given rise in arrival of new crop, rally in tur appears unlikely. Tur dal (sawa no.) went for ₹5,400-5,500, tur dal (full) at ₹5,800-5,900, while tur marka ruled at ₹6,300-6,500 respectively. Moong (bold) was at ₹5,100-5,200, Read more


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  • Govt extends crop fumigation exemption until end-June

    New Delhi/Mumbai: India has extended by six months an exemption to its policy for crop cargoes to be fumigated with methyl bromide, a gas once widely used as a pesticide but now banned or restricted in most parts of the world, two government officials said. The country’s plant quarantine authority had earlier said that after 31 December India would only accept cargoes fumigated for pests with methyl bromide at the country of origin, threatening to disrupt supplies of pulses from Canada and wheat from Europe and the Black Sea region. Read more


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  • Rising demand lifts chana futures by 2.81%

    New Delhi, Jan 3 Chana prices moved 2.81 per cent higher to Rs 4,060 per quintal in futures trade today as participants raised bets on account of increased demand from dal mills in spot markets. Besides, tight stocks position following a drop in arrivals from producing regions also fuelled the uptrend. In futures trading, at the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in January advanced Rs 111, or 2.81 per cent, to Rs 4,060 per quintal with an open interest of 24,850 lots. Read more


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  • Peas move up on retailers’ demand

    New Delhi, Jan 3 Barring a rise in peas prices on pick up in retailers demand, other pulses held steady at the wholesale pulses market today in thin trade. Marketmen attributed the rise in peas prices to uptick in demand from retailers. In the national capital, peas white and green went up by Rs 100 each to Rs 2,750-2,775 and Rs 2,800-2,900 per quintal, respectively. Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 4,000-5,600, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,000-5,100, Urad best Rs 5,100-5,600, Dhoya Rs 5,500-5,700, Moong Rs 4,800-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900. Read more


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  • Indian fumigation exemption won’t ease trade woes: pulse industry

    Canada’s pulse industry says India’s decision Tuesday to issue an extended pest treatment exemption does not remove a requirement that requires shippers to pay a stiff fumigation fee on international exports upon arrival, or end punitive tariffs India imposed on lentils and peas in 2017. Reuters reported early Tuesday morning New Delhi had extended a fumigation exemption order on the use of the chemical methyl bromide on international pulse and wheat crops for six months. The new order, two government officials told the news agency, would be effective until June 30 and replace an exemption that expired  Dec. 31. Pulse Canada Executive Director Gordon Bacon confirmed the fumigation exemption to iPolitics Tuesday. Read more


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  • Pulses remain steady on muted demand

    New Delhi, Jan 2 Steady conditions developed at the wholesale pulses market today as prices by and large moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and settled around previous levels. Marketmen said adequate stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept prices at previous levels. Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 4,000-5,600, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,000-5,100, Urad best Rs 5,100-5,600, Dhoya Rs 5,500-5,700, Moong Rs 4,800-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900. Read more


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