Rice basmati edges up on scattered buying

By | February 10, 2017

In restricted activity, rice basmati traded higher by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on scattered buying by stockists following uptick in demand.

In restricted activity, rice basmati traded higher by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on scattered buying by stockists following uptick in demand.
However, other grains after moving in a narrow range on little doing, settled at the previous levels.
Traders said, some buying by stockists following pick-up in demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing belts, mainly helped rice basmati prices to close in positive zone.
In the national capital, rice basmati Pusa-1121 variety went up by Rs 100 to Rs 5,900-7,300 per quintal.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal): Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,800-3,100, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 2,020-2,030, Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 2,030-2,060, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 285, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 285, Roller flour mill Rs 1,120-1,130 (50 kg), Maida Rs 1,190-1,200 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,250-1,260 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,700, Basmati common new Rs 7,100-7,300, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 5,900-7,300, Permal raw Rs 2,200-2,250, Permal wand Rs 2,300-2,400, Sela Rs 3,000-3,100 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,000-2,025, Bajra Rs 1,440-1,480, Jowar yellow Rs 1750-1800, white Rs 3,500-3,700, Maize Rs 1,590-1,600, Barley Rs 1,800-1,820.