New Delhi, 30 January (NNS): The prices of black pepper held stable at Rs 655 per kg owing to the sluggish offtake even after the feeble prices. Recently, the prices have gone down by Rs 10 per kg. The arrivals and the prices remained stable at the same level in Kochi. The market sentiments may affect because of the higher prices in the rural areas of Kerela, due to this, the market sentiments may affect. In this situation, it is expected that the prices will likely to remain weak during the coming days.