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  • Bumper crop reports drag chana

    Downtrend in chana and other pulse seeds continued on weak demand and bumper crop reports with chana (kanta) in Indore mandis being quoted at ₹3,475-3,500 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,400. However, compared to last week chana is ruling at ₹100 a quintal higher. Chana dal (average) was at ₹4,500-4,600, chana dal

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures 1.69%

    Chana prices rose 1.69 per cent to Rs 3,539 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, driven by rising demand from dal mills in the spot market. Besides, tight stock positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions fuelled the uptrend. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange,

  • Pulses rule steady in tight movements

    Steady conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today with prices moving in a narrow range in the absence of worthwhile activity. Traders said absence of worthwhile activity against ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing regions, mainly kept pulses prices flat. Following are today's pulses' rates (in Rs

  • India’s curbs on import of pulses: US, Australia, EU raise concerns at WTO

    Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) including the US, Canada, Australia, European Union and Japan have raised concern over India’s quantitative restrictions on import of pulses. India capped imports of green gram (moong) and black matpe (urad) at 300,000 tonnes and that of pigeon peas (arhar) at 200,000 tonnes

  • Pulses’ prices end flat in thin trade

    There was not much activity at the wholesale pulses market today as prices moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of buying and selling and settled at the previous levels. Traders said adequate stocks availability in the market against sporadic demand mainly kept prices unaltered. Following are today’s pulses’

  • Centre restricts import of yellow peas for 3 months

    The Commerce Ministry has amended the import policy of Yellow Peas (Pisum sativum) putting it on the restricted list through a notification on April 25, 2018. Peas import, previously on the free list, has now been restricted for three months from April 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. During this

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures

    Chana prices rose 1.32 per cent to Rs 3,664 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, driven by rising demand from dal mills at the spot market. Besides, tight stock positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions fuelled the uptrend. At the National Commodity and

  • Chana futures slide 2.18pc on profit booking

    Chana prices moved down by 2.18 per cent to Rs 3,577 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators booked profits at prevailing levels amid easing demand at spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in far-month June fell by Rs 80, or 2.18 per cent, to

  • India further restricts yellow pea imports

    India has restricted yellow pea imports until the end of June, according to an official statement from the Indian government. In a release to be published Wednesday in the Gazette of India, the Indian government restricted yellow pea imports from April 1 to June 30. In that time only one lakh tonne

  • Select pulses slide on low demand

    Select pulses led by kabuli gram plunged by upto Rs 500 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand. However, gram and its dal edged up on scattered enquiries.  Traders said muted demand from retailers against adequate stocks position pulled down kabuli gram and other pulses