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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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chana futures dip 1.64 pc on tepid demand

    Chana prices slipped 1.64 per cent to close at Rs 3,949 per quintal in futures trade today as participants reduced exposure following subdued demand in spot market. Profit-booking at existing higher levels also weighed on the sentiment. In futures trading, at the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery

  • Mixed trend in pulses

      Barring chana, majority of pulse seeds and pulses either ruled stable or traded lower on weak physical demand with masur (bold) at ₹3,450-3,500 a quintal, (down ₹200 from last week), while masur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at₹3,200. Masur dal (medium) fetched ₹4,750-4,850, while masur dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,100-5,200. Moong