Wheat edges up on scattered demand

NEW DELHI, Mar 30: Wheat prices edged up by Rs 5 per quintal in an otherwise steady wholesale grains market today due to mild demand from flour mills.
However, other grains moved in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at the last levels.
Traders attributed the rise in wheat prices to some demand from flour mills.
In the national capital, wheat dara (for mills) inched up by Rs 5 to Rs 1,755-1,760 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 1,765-1,770 per 90 kg.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,080-2,280, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,755-1,760 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,765-1,770, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 950-960 (50 kg), Maida Rs 970-980 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,040-1,050 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,600-7,700, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,700-6,800, Permal raw Rs 2,325-2375, Permal wand Rs 2,375-2,425, Sela Rs 2,900-3,100 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,975-2,025, Bajra Rs 1,210-1,215, Jowar yellow Rs 1,450-1,500, white Rs 2,800-2,900, Maize Rs 1,460-1,465, Barley Rs 1,480-1,490. (PTI)