Rice basmati rises on fresh buying

NEW DELHI, June 16: Rice basmati prices rose up to Rs 200 per quintal on the wholesale grains market today following fresh buying by stockists and retailers,supported by ongoing marriage season.
However, bajra fell due to lack of necessary buying support.
Marketmen said fresh buying by stockists and retailers supported by ongoing wedding season mainly pushed up wholesale rice basmati prices.
In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 variety ended higher at Rs 6,000-6,100 and Rs 5,200-6,200 against last close of Rs 5,900-6,000 and Rs 5,000-5,900 per quintal, respectively.
On the other hand, bajra shed Rs 10 to Rs 980-990 per quintal.
The following are today’s quotations per quintal:
Wheat MP (deshi) 1,605-1,825, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,210-1,215, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,215-1,220, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) 190, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 190, Roller flour mill 620-640 (50 kg), Maida 650-680 (50 kg) and Sooji 750-780 (50kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal 9,500, Super Basmati Rice, 9,000, Basmati common new 6,000-6,100, Rice Pusa-(1121) new 5,200-6,200, Permal raw 2,100-2150, Permal wand 2,300-2,350, Sela 2,500-2,600 and Rice IR-8 1,600-1,650, Bajra 980-990, Jowar yellow 1,200-1,250, white 2,000-2,150, Maize 1,050-1,060, Barley 1,270-1,280, Rajasthan 1,080-1,090. (PTI)