Rice basmati, bajra rise on stockists buying

NEW DELHI, June 27:  Prices of rice basmati and bajra edged higher at the wholesale grains market today on increased buying by stockists against restricted supplies from producing belts.
However, other grains moved in a tight range in limited deals and settled around previous levels.
Traders said increased buying by stockists in the face of restricted arrivals from producing belts mainly led to rise in rice basmati and bajra prices.
In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 variety moved up to Rs 5,200-5,500 and Rs 4,200-5,300 from previous levels of Rs 5,000-5,200 and Rs 4,000-5,200 per quintal respectively.
Bajra also rose by Rs 25 to Rs 1,215-1,220 per quintal.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) 2,350-2,700, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,535-1,540, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,550-1,555, Atta Rajdhani 10 kg) 220, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) 220, Roller flour mill 850-860 (50 kg), Maida 905-925 (50 kg) and Sooji 1,020-1,040 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 10,400, Shri Lal Mahal 10,000, Super Basmati Rice 9,500, Basmati common new 5,200-5,500, Rice Pusa (1121) 4,200-5,300, Permal raw 1,700-1,750, Permal wand 1,900-1,925, Sela 2,300-2,400 and Rice IR-8 1,600-1,625, Bajra 1,215-1,220, Jowar yellow 1,490-1,500, white 2,550-2,650, Maize 1,215-1,220, Barley 1,270-1,280. (PTI)