Black pepper eases in listless trade


Mumbai: Black pepper rd eased further in an otherwise listless spices market here today on lower demand from stockists and retailers.

All other spices held stable in the absence of any large-scale buying activity.

Black pepper rd moved down by Rs 5/5 per kg to Rs 360/420 from Thursday’s closing level of Rs 365/425.

Following are today’s closing rates (in Rs) with previous rates in brackets:

Black pepper (per kg) 360/420 (365/425), ginger unbleached (per kg) 165 (165), copra office Alappuzha (per quintal) 12,400 (12,400), copra office Kozhikode (per quintal) 12,200 (12,200), copra Rajapur Mumbai (per quintal) 20,500 (20,500), copra edible Mumbai (per quintal) 15,700 (15,700).