Mumbai, Dec 28 (PTI) Black pepper rd firmed up in an otherwise listless spices market here today following sustained demand from stockists and retailers. Also Read - Throwback Tuesday! When Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan Cycled Through Streets of Mumbai

Rest all other spices ruled steady in the absence of necessary buying activity. Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Paralyse City, IMD Warns of 'Flooding', Local Trains Suspended Due to Waterlogging; BMC Declares Holiday

Black pepper rd rose by Rs 10/10 per kg to Rs 470/570 from Wednesday’s close Rs 460/560. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Receives Notice From BMC Over 'Unauthorised Construction' of Her Residence, Here’s What They Found ‘Illegal’

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

Black pepper (per kg) 470/570 (460/560), ginger unbleached (per kg) 125 (125), copra office Alappuzha (per quintal) 14,200 (14,200), copra office Kozhikode (per quintal) 14,100 (14,100), copra Rajapur Mumbai (per quintal) 17,300 (17,300), copra edible Mumbai (per quintal) 15,700 (15,700).

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