Maize prices tad up in Purnea on good demand.

Prices of maize rose marginally in the key market of Purnea in Bihar, as demand from other states as well as Stuckists rose. In Purnea, maize was sold up 10-15 rupees from previous close. Demand from companies such as Godrej, Cargill and Sugna was firm Arrivals in the market were pegged at 3,000 tonne unchanged from previous close. Arrivals of the coarse grain are likely to reach 5,000-6,000 tonne by the end of this month the most active June contract of maize on the NCDEX was up 0.6% from the previous settlement.