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  • Chana futures extend slide, down 0.63 pc on adequate stocks

    Chana prices went down further by 0.63 per cent to Rs 3,654 per quintal in futures trade today as participants engaged in reducing holdings, triggered by ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing belts at spot market against subdued demand.\ At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in

  • Pulses exports rise 18% in April-February

    Exports of pulses are beginning to look up after the Centre removed curbs on overseas shipments last November, after almost a decade. However, the pulses trade feels that Indian exporters may have to work hard to regain lost markets amidst a global surplus. Pulses shipments rose 18 per cent in

  • Masoor, its dal slide on low demand

    New Delhi, Apr 16 () Masoor and its dal prices went down by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today due to a fall in demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position. However, other pulses moved in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged

  • Wholesale inflation eases to 2.47% in March; pulses to get cheaper

    On the basis of Wholesale Price Index (WPI), inflation was 2.48 per cent in February and 5.11 per cent in March last year. According to a government data released today, food articles showed deflation at 0.29 per cent in March as against a 0.88 per cent inflation in the preceding

  • India’s exports fall in March, imports rise

    India's exports during March inched lower by 0.66 per cent to $29.11 billion from $29.30 billion worth of merchandise shipped out during the corresponding month last year, official data showed on Friday. According to the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, exports during 2017-18 grew by 9.78

  • Chana futures fall 0.52% on tepid demand

    Chana prices drifted lower by 0.52 per cent to Rs 3,657 per quintal in futures market today as participants cut exposure amid muted demand at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in April moved down by Rs 19, or 0.52 per cent to Rs 3,657

  • Wholesale inflation eases to 2.47% in March; pulses to get cheaper

    Inflation based on wholesale prices eased marginally to 2.47 per cent in March on cheaper food articles, especially pulses and vegetables. On the basis of Wholesale Price Index (WPI), inflation was 2.48 per cent in February and 5.11 per cent in March last year. According to a government data released today, food articles showed deflation at

  • As procurement deadline nears, tur growers in Maharashtra stare at Rs 1,067-crore loss

    Tur growers in Maharashtra are staring at a cumulative loss of Rs 1,067 crore as the commodity is trading well below the government-mandated Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 5,400. Government procurement at the 180 centres is about to end on April 18 and growers in Maharashtra have little hope

  • Subdued Demand Impacts Chana Price

    Cash pulses markets stayed almost steady at the wholesale pulses market in Delhi as prices hinge in narrow range in scattered deals and settled at previous levels. Stock is said to be at adequate level in the cash market while demand remained subdued. Cash pulses market is unlikely to move

  • Select pulses slide on muted demand

    New Delhi, Apr 11 (PTI) Select pulses led by gram fell by upto Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on subdued demand from retailers and dal mills. However, masoor and its dal ended higher on selective buying. Traders said subdued demand from retailers and dal mills