New Delhi, Dec 1 () Rice basmati prices firmed up by Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on emergene of stockists buying against restricted arrivals from growing regions.
Bajra also ended higher on increased offtake by consuming industries.
Traders said fresh buying by stockists against restricted arrivals from growing regions and some enquiries from rice mills mainly attributed the rise in rice basmati prices.
In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa- 1121 variety went up by Rs 200 each to Rs 7,900-8,000 and Rs 6,400-6,500 per quintal respectively.
Non-basmati permal raw, wand,sela and IR-8 also settled higher at Rs 2,325-2,375, Rs 2,375-2,425, Rs 2,700-2,900 and Rs 1,950-2,000 from previous levels of Rs 2,300-2,350, Rs 2,350-2,400, Rs 2,600-2,800 and Rs 1,950-1,975 per quintal respectively in line with rice basmati trend.
Other bold grain like bajra also moved up by Rs 1,215- 1,220 per quintal.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,125-2,325, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,840-1,845, Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,845-1,850, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 260-300, Shakti Bhog
(10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 990-1,000 (50 kg), Maida Rs 1,030-1,040 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,060-1,070 (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 7,900-8,000, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,400-6,500, Permal raw Rs 2,325-2375, Permal wand Rs 2,375-2,425, Sela Rs 2,700-2,900 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,950-2,000, Bajra Rs 1,215-1,220, Jowar yellow Rs 1,375-1,425, white Rs 2,750-2,850, Maize Rs 1,320- 1,325, Barley Rs 1,480-1,490. SUN KPS ADI MKJ