New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) Mustard oil prices softened by Rs 50 per quintal at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market today owing to slackened demand.

Castor and linseed oils in the non-edible section, also eased on reduced offtake by consuming industries.

Traders said, besides easing local demand, adequate stocks positions on increased arrivals from producing belts, mainly led to a decline in mustard oil prices.

In the national capital, mustard expeller (Dadri) oil drifted lower by Rs 50 to Rs 7,800 per quintal.

In the non-edible section, linseed and castor oils also traded lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 9,000 and Rs 7,300-7,400 per quintal, respectively.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900, Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000.

Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,500, Groundnut Solvent Refined (per tin) Rs 1,700-1,800, Mustard expeller (Dadri) Rs 7,800, Mustard Pakki Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,300-1,345, Mustard Kachi Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,350-1,450, Sesame Mill delivery Rs 8,900, Soybean Refined Mill Delivery (Indore) Rs 7,700, Soybean Degum (Kandla) Rs 7,300, Crude Palm Oil (Ex-Kandla) Rs 5,400, Cottonseed Mill Delivery (Haryana) Rs 7,000, Palmolein (RBD) Rs 7,050, Palmolein (Kandla) Rs 7,100 and Coconut (per tin) Rs 3,100-3,150.

Non-edible oils: Linseed Rs 9,000, Castor Rs 7,300-7,400, Neem Rs 5,350-5,450.

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