The wholesale grains market displayed a steady trend today as prices moved in a narrow range in limited deals and settled around previous levels.
Traders said adequate stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept prices mostly steady.
Activity remained restricted after truck owners raised freight charges by 15 per cent in view of the hike in diesel prices by the government yesterday.
Meanwhile,the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) said it has increased freight charges across the country by 15 per cent due to hike in diesel prices with immediate effect.
The following are today’s pulses rates per quintal: Urad 3,800-4,250,Urad Chilka (local) 4,600-4,900,best 5,050-5,550,Dhoya 5,500-5,600,Moong 5,000-5,500,Dal Moong Chilka local 5,350-5,750,Moong Dhoya local 5,850-5,950 and
best quality 6,550-6,650.
Masoor small 3,850-4,050,bold 4,000-4,200,Dal Masoor local 4,700-4,800,best quality 4,800-4,900,Malka local 4,300-4,400,best 4,500-4,600,Moth 3,400-3,900,Arhar 4,200-4,500,Dal Arhar Dara 5,800-6,000.
Gram 4,600-5,450,Gram Dal (local) 5,500-5,600,best quality 5,700-5,800,Besan (35 kg) Shakti bhog 2,230,Rajdhani 2,230,Rajmah Chitra 7,200-9,100,Kabli Gram small 5,200-8,700,dabra 2,700-2,800,imported 4,700-5,100; Lobia 4,300-5,000,Peas white 3,000-3,050 and green 3,150-3,200.