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  • 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

  • Government likely to ban import of desi chickpeas

    LAHORE: After successive crop failures and losses to farmers, federal government at last made up its mind, and is likely to ban import of desi chickpeas (black gram), it was learnt on Thursday. The aim to check imports of desi chickpeas is indispensable with a view to stabilising the price

  • Pulses end steady in thin trade

    New Delhi, Apr 12 The wholesale pulses market ended on a flat note today as prices by and large moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and pegged at last levels. Traders said ample stocks position on increased supplies from producing belts against sluggish demand from retailers

  • With higher output, lower prices and likely import curbs, wheat may go the pulses way

    The Indian wheat situation is turning worrisome, not because of the over-optimistic production estimate released by the Ministry of Agriculture recently, but because of the current price levels that provide no encouragement to farmers. Fraught with possibilities, the wheat may go the pulses way. The policy-makers may soon be forced

  • Limited buying keeps pulses flat

    Pulses and pulse seeds in Indore mandis ruled flat amid adequate availability and limited demand from millers with masur (bold) ruling at ₹3,650 a quintal (down ₹100 from last week), while masur (Madhya Pradesh) was at ₹3,300. Masur dal (medium) fetched ₹4,700-4,800 a quintal, while masur dal (bold) went for ₹4,900-5,000 respectively. Decline in buying

  • Pulses stay stable in thin trade

    Amid limited demand and buying support majority of pulse seeds and pulses in Indore mandis either traded low or ruled stable. Decline in buying support and rise in selling pressure dragged tur in Indore mandis in the past one week by ₹100 with tur (Maharashtra) declining to ₹4,200 quintal, while tur (Madhya