New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) In restricted activity, wheat prices shed Rs 5 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on adequate stocks position against reduced offtake by flour mills.
However, other grains held steady in thin trade.
Traders said sufficient stocks position against subdued demand from flour mills mainly weighed on wheat prices.
In the national capital, Wheat dara (for mills) weakened by Rs 5 to Rs 1,760-1,765 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and enquired lower by a similar margin to Rs 1,770-1,775 per 90 kg.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal): Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,080-2,280, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,760-1,765 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,770-1,775, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 260-300, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 955-965 (50 kg), Maida Rs 990-1,000 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,030-1,040 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 8,000-8,100, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,700-6,800, Permal raw Rs 2,325-2375, Permal wand Rs 2,375-2,425, Sela Rs 2,800-3,000 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,975-2,025, Bajra Rs 1,200-1,205, Jowar yellow Rs 1,400-1,450, white Rs 2,800-2,900, Maize Rs 1,400-1,405, Barley Rs 1,490-1,500.
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