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Monday, August 23, 2010

Bajra slips on reduced offtake

Bajra prices declined by Rs 10 a quintal in lacklustre trade on the wholesale grains market on Monday due to reduced industrial offtake.

Elsewhere, other grains moved in a tight range in the absence of worthwhile buying activity and pegged around previous levels.

Traders said fall in industrial demand against adequate stocks position led to fall in wholesale bajra. Bajra prices fell by Rs 10 to Rs 940-950 a quintal.

Following are today’s quotations in Rs a quintal: Wheat MP (deshi) 1,700-1,800, wheat dara (for mills) 1,230-1,235 chakki atta (delivery) 1,235-1,240, atta Rajdhani (10 kg) 175, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 175, Roller flour mill 650-670 (50 kg), Maida 765-795 (5 0 kilos) and Sooji 890-910 (50 kg).

Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,300, Shri Lal Mahal 9,300, Super basmati rice 9,000, Basmati common 5,400-5,500, rice Pusa-(1121) 4,300-4,800, Permal raw 1,875-1,925, Permal wand 1,950-2,100, Sela 2,175-2,225 and Rice IR-8-1,700-1,725, Bajra 940-0950, Jowar y ellow 1,300-1,400, white 2,350-2,400, Maize 1,040-1,050, Barley (UP) 1,080-1,100 and Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.