Lobia softens on sluggish demand

NEW DELHI, Jan 20: Barring a fall in lobia prices on muted demand, other pulses held steady on little doing at the wholesale pulses market today.
Traders said easing demand from retailers against adequate stocks position mainly weighed on the lobia prices.
In the national capital, lobia fell by Rs 200 to Rs 3,600-3,800 per quintal.
Following are today’s pulses’ rates (in Rs per quintal):
Urad Rs 4,000-5,400, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,900-5,000, Urad best Rs 5,000-5,500, Dhoya Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Rs 4,800-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900.
Masoor small Rs 3,650-3,800, bold Rs 3,750-3,900, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,800-4,200, best quality Rs 3,900-4,300, Malka local Rs 4,000-4,200, best Rs 4,100-4,400, Moth Rs 3,500-3,900, Arhar Rs 4,350 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,300-8,200.
Gram Rs 4,250-4,800, Gram dal (local) Rs 4,800-5,200, best quality Rs 5,200-5,300, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,000, Rajdhani Rs 2,000, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,000-8,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 6,000-7,000, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 3,600-3,800, Peas white Rs 2,800-2,825 and green Rs 2,900-3,000. (PTI)