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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

  • 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

  • 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 .

  • Muted demand drags down chana futures by 2 pc

    Muted demand drags down chana futures by 2 pc Chana prices dropped by 2.08 per cent to Rs 4,283 per quintal in futures trade Thursday due to speculative selling triggered by weak demand in spot markets. The contract for January 2019 dropped by Rs 91, or 2.08 per cent, to Rs 4,283

  • Rains hit tur harvest in Karnataka

    Rains hit tur harvest in Karnataka Heavy unseasonal rains in Kalaburgi, north eastern Karnataka, which is a key producing region for tur (red gram) has hit the standing pulses crop, inflicting losses to growers, who were already reeling under the impact of a weak monsoon. “Tur is currently being harvested

  • Rabi crop acreage down across States

    Rabi crop acreage down across States Rabi acreages so far still traillast year's levels, even though the pace of planting has been progressing steadily, reducing the gap, as witnessed early this month. According to the Agriculture Ministry, the total acreages, so far, stood at 476.12 lakh hectares, down 5.2 per

  • Mixed trend in pulses

    Mixed trend in pulses Barring chana, the majority of pulse seeds and pulses in Indore mandis ruled stable with masur (bold) quoted at ₹3,875-3,900 per quintal, while masur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,600. Masur dal (medium) quoted at ₹5,000-5,100, while masur dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,200-5,300 per quintal. Moong (bold) quoted at ₹5,500-5,700, while moong (medium) ruled

  • Chana futures fall on muted demand

    Chana futures fall on muted demand Chana prices declined 0.67 per cent to Rs 4,425 per quintal in futures trade Tuesday after participants reduced their exposure amid subdued demand at spot market. Profit-booking at higher levels also weighed on the sentiment. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in

  • Rabi sowing down by 32 lakh hectares till this week

    Rabi sowing down by 32 lakh hectares till this week Crop coverage slipping across the board; some gains in oilseeds but the pace is dropping. The looming threat of drought has become more pronounced as the area planted during the current rabi season dipped further by 32 lakh hectares (lh)

  • Chana futures slide 1.07% on profit-booking

    Chana futures slide 1.07% on profit-booking Chana prices dipped by 1.07 per cent to Rs 4,612 per quintal in futures trade Thursday as speculators booked profits at prevailing levels amid easing demand at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in December fell by