Published On: Wed, Aug 24th, 2016

Gold logs modest gains on jewellers’ buying, overseas trend

Gold logs modest gains on jewellers’ buying, overseas trend

Climbing for the second day, gold prices advanced by Rs 50 to Rs 31,250 per 10 grams today on increased buying by jewellers at the domestic spot market amid positive global cues. However, silver retreated Rs 325 to Rs 45,075 per kg because of reduced off-take by industrial units and coin makers. Traders said that apart from a firming trend overseas, pick-up in buying by jewellers in domestic markets to meet festive season demand kept gold prices elevated. Globally, gold rose 0.15 per cent to $ 1,338.90 an ounce in London. In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity rose further by Rs 50 each to Rs 31,250 and Rs 31,100 per 10 grams, respectively. It had gained Rs 150 yesterday. Sovereign, however, remained unchanged at Rs 24,300 per piece of eight grams in limited deals. On the other hand, silver ready dropped Rs 325 to Rs 45,075 per kg…

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