New Delhi, 07 December (NNS): Here, the prices of black pepper markara held stable at Rs 665 per kg because of the sluggish offtake even after the uptrend during the previous day. Recently, the prices have gone up by Rs 20 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 new crop. The prices of small cardamom will likely to remain stable at the same level during the coming one or two days.