Wheat edges up on scattered flour mills demand

NEW DELHI, June 9: In restricted activity, wheat prices inched up by Rs 5 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today due to mild demand from flour mills.
However, other grains remained flat in thin trade.
Traders said increased demand from flour mills amid pause in arrivals from producing belts mainly led to rise in wheat prices.
In the national capital, wheat dara (for mills) inched up by Rs 5 to Rs 1,750-1,755 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 1,755-1,760 per 90 kg.
Atta flour mills and maida also edged up by Rs 5 each to Rs 945-955 and Rs 965-975 per 50 kg respectively.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,100-2,200, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,750-1,755 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,755-1,760, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 945-955 (50 kg), Maida Rs 965-975 (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 7,200-7,300, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,500-6,600, Permal raw Rs 2,375-2400, Permal wand Rs 2,475-2,525, Sela Rs 3,050-3,150 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,025-2,075, Bajra Rs 1,260-1,265, Jowar yellow Rs 1,650-1,700, white Rs 2,850-2,950, Maize Rs 1,300-1,305,  Barley Rs 1,490-1,500. (PTI)