New Delhi, 03 August (NNS): Here, the prices of red chilli 334 no. held firm at Rs 26500 per quintal owing to the sluggish offtake at the higher level. Recently, the prices have gone up by Rs 500 per quintal. There are about 40000 bags of red chilli reported to arrive in Guntur and the prices held stable at the level of the previous day. The market sentiments may affect owing to the heavy rainfall in some areas of Madhya Pradesh. The spot red chilli prices may likely to remain in the limited area during the coming days.