New Delhi, 05 December (NNS): Here, the prices of black pepper markara gained by Rs 10 to Rs 645 per kilogram because of the limited buying from the stockists. Recently, the prices have gone down by Rs 35/40 per kilogram. The arrivals reported to be negligible in Kochi and the prices held stable at the level of the previous day. The market sentiments may affect because of the sluggish arrivals of new crop as comparatively. The prices of small cardamom will likely to remain strong during the coming one or two days.