Mumbai, Nov 15 (PTI) Black pepper and weakened further in an otherwise lacklustre spices market here today on lower demand from stockists and retailers.

While, all other spices ruled stable in the absence of any major buying activity.

Black pepper rd slid by Rs 5/10 per kg to Rs 405/480 from Tuesday’s close Rs 410/490.

Following are today’s closing rates (in Rs with previous rates in brackets):

Black pepper (per kg) 405/480 (410/490), ginger unbleached (per kg) 130 (130), copra office Alappuzha (per quintal) 13,100 (13,100), copra office Kozhikode (per quintal) 12,900 (12,900), copra Rajapur Mumbai (per quintal) 17,100 (17,100), copra edible Mumbai (per quintal) 14,800 (14,800).

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