Cashew rises on buying support

 

NEW DELHI, Dec 9:Cashew prices rose by Rs 5 per kg at the dry fruit market in the national capital today on increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks.

            Furthermore, fall in supplies from growing regions also supported the upside in prices.

            Cashew kernel No 180, No 210, No 240 and No 320 rose by Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,085-1,095, Rs 985-995, Rs 920-925 and Rs 820-830 per kg, respectively.

            Marketmen said increased buying by retailers and stockists against restricted supplies from growing regions, mainly pushed up cashew prices.

            Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs):

            Almond (California-new) Rs 17,300-17,500, almond-gurbandi Rs 12,000-12,500, almond (girdhi) Rs 5,000-5,100, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 625-635 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 700-800 per kg, chilgoza- (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,750-2,850, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,085-1,095, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 985-995, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 920-925, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 820-830, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 665-770, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 650-755, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 545-665, copra (qtl) Rs 16,000-18,500, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,800-5,500, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,500-12,500, fig Rs 25,000-40,000 (40 kg), kishmish kandhari local Rs 10,000- 15,000 (40 kg), kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000 (40 kg), kishmish Indian yellow (40 kg) Rs 3,600-4,300 (40 kg), kishmish Indian green Rs 6,300-10,300 (40 kg), pistachio Irani Rs 1,100-1,200 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,400-1,475 (1 kg),pistachio peshawari Rs 1,570-1,645 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted)750-860 (1 kg), walnut Rs 230-320 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900. (PTI)