• Pulses remain weak on muted demand

    New Delhi, Mar 19 Weak conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as select pulses, led by arhar, fell by up to Rs 200 per quintal on easing demand from dal mills and retailers against adequate stocks position. Traders said fall in demand from dal mills and retailers against

  • Red gram farmers upset after prices plunge 70pc

    Mar 17, 2018-Prices of red gram (rahar) have plunged 70 percent over the past year, hitting farmers hard as imported pulses have flooded the market. Farmers said that prices fell to Rs65 per kg during the harvest season, and then  dropped further to Rs40 per kg.  Cheaper red gram has

  • Kabuli gram, other pulses rise on pick up in demand

    Select pulses, led by kabuli gram, rose by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market on emergence of stockists buying following uptick in demand from retailers and dal mills. Traders said stockists buying, driven by pick up in demand from retailers and dal mills against restricted supplies from producing belts mainly pushed up kabuli

  • Chana futures extend gains on firm demand, up 0.43%

    Rising for the second straight day, chana prices advanced by 0.43 per cent to Rs 3,745 per quintal in futures market today as participants engaged in enlarging their positions, taking positive cues from spot market on soaring demand from dal mills. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in

  • Buying support lifts pulses

    INDORE, MARCH 16 Improved demand and buying support at lower rate lifted prices of majority of pulse seeds barring moong and urad. Masur (bold) today rose to ₹3,525 a quintal (up ₹100 from last week), while masur (Madhya Pradesh) rose to ₹3,200. Masur dal (medium) was at ₹4,600-4,700, while masur dal (bold) fetched ₹4,900-5,000 .

  • Steady conditions prevail in pulses’ market

    New Delhi, Mar 15 (PTI) The wholesale pulses market ended on a flat note today as prices moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and pegged at last levels. Traders said adequate stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept prices steady. Following are today’s pulses’ rates (in

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures by 1.05 pc

    Chana prices moved up by 1.05 per cent to Rs 3,724 per quintal in futures trade today as participants raised bets, driven by rising demand from dal mills at spot market. Besides, tight stock positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions, fuelled the uptrend. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange,

  • Indian import tariffs: Growers advised to ride out the worst of it

    PULSE growers are being told to plant chick peas this year, despite fears India might lift its tariff to 100 per cent. The industry is encouraging growers to plan as normal, despite India, Australia’s biggest market for chick peas, raising import tariffs from 40 per cent to 60 per cent

  • Select pulses decline on fall in demand

    New Delhi, Mar 12 () Select pulses led by kabuli gram fell by upto Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today following easing demand from dal mills and retailers against sufficient stocks position. Traders said besides fall demand from dal mills and retailers, adequate stocks position on

  • Pulses traders demand ban on import quota in 2018-19

    PUNE:With prices of most pulses ruling below the minimum support price levels, processors and traders have demanded the government to stop even the restricted imports by end of March. India has imposed a quota of 5 million tonnes on annual import of pulses, which if not terminated, will add to