Select pulses slide on low demand
Weak conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as select pulses led by moong fell by upto Rs 300 per quintal owing to slackened demand.
Traders said easing demand from retailers and dal mills against sufficient stocks position, mainly attributed the slide in moong and other pulses prices.
In the national capital, moong and its dal chilka local drifted down by Rs 200 each to Rs 4,900-5,400 and Rs 5,500-5,700 per quintal, respectively. Its dal dhoya local and best quality lost Rs 300 each at Rs 6,000-6,500 and Rs 6,500-6,700 per quintal, respectively.