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  • Chana futures extend fall, slide 1.27% on tepid demand

    Chana prices fell by 1.27 per cent to Rs 3,490 per quintal in futures trade today, falling for the third day, as participants reduced exposure amid subdued demand at the spot market against adequate stocks. Moreover, profit-booking at existing levels weighed on the sentiment. At the National Commodity and Derivatives

  • Sluggish trend continue in pulses

    Sluggish trend continued in pulse seeds and pulses on weak physical demand. Chana (kanta)declined to ₹3,375-₹3,400 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,300. Chana dal (average)quoted at ₹4,700-₹4,800, chana dal (medium) at ₹4,900-₹5,000, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,100-₹5,200. Dollar chana dragged to ₹4,500-₹5,500. In container also dollar chana (42/44 count) quoted at ₹6,500, dollar

  • Chana futures extend fall, drop 0.88% on muted demand

    Chana prices drifted lower by 0.88 per cent to Rs 3,600 per quintal in futures trade today, extending its fall for the second day, as participants reduced exposure amid subdued demand in the spot market against adequate stocks. Moreover, profit-booking at existing higher levels weighed on the sentiment.Read more

  • Weak conditions prevail in wholesale pulses market

    Weak conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as kabuli gram and other pulses fell by upto Rs 100 per quintal on muted demand. Traders said fall in demand against adequate stocks position on increased supplies from producing belts led to a decline in kabuli gram and other pulses

  • Chana prices below MSP, add to farmers’ misery

    After wheat price crashed soon after the harvest season started, chana price has also fallen below the government’s minimum support price (MSP), forcing farmers to hold the stock even as it means more misery for them. Local traders in parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are quoting about Rs 1,000

  • Gram, its dal slide on low demand

     In restricted activity, gram and its dal prices fell by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand. However, other pulses moved in a narrow range in limited deals and settled at previous levels. Traders said besides easing demand from retailers and

  • Chana futures slip 0.48% on profit-booking

    Chana prices moved down by 0.48 per cent to Rs 3,695 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators booked profits at prevailing levels amid easing demand in the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in June contracts fell by Rs 18, or 0.48 per cent,

  • Downtrend continues in pulses

    Even after the Madhya Pradesh government’s move to purchase chana and masur at MSP levels, downtrend continued in pulse seeds on weak buying from millers with masur (bold) being quoted at ₹3,525 a quintal (down ₹125), while masur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,200. Moong (bold) traded at ₹5,000-5,100 (down ₹100), while moong (medium) ruled at ₹4,500.

  • Upsurge in demand lifts chana futures 1.43 pc

    Chana prices surged by 1.43 per cent to Rs 3,678 per quintal in futures trading today as participants built up fresh positions, driven by pick-up in demand from dal mills at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in April shot up by Rs

  • Prices end steady in thin trade

    Steady conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as prices, by and large, moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and settled at the previous levels. Traders said, adequate stocks positions against sporadic demand kept pulses prices steady. Following are today's pulses' rates (in Rs per