Advertisement

HindustanTimes Tue,16 Sep 2014

Renewed demand scripts revival of gold, silver

PTI  Mumbai, May 24, 2014
First Published: 15:38 IST(24/5/2014) | Last Updated: 16:10 IST(24/5/2014)

Both gold and silver recovered on the bullion market at the Bombay Stock Exchange on renewed demand from retailers and stockists on Saturday.

The yellow metal turned positive after snapping straight seven sessions of losing streak on fresh demand from investors. It had lost Rs. 1,925 or 6.52% in last seven trading sessions.

Silver also recouped on fresh industrial demand. Standard gold (99.5 purity) firmed up by Rs. 105 per 10 grams to Rs. 27,695 from Rs. 27,590 previously.

Pure gold (99.9 purity) too improved by Rs. 105 to settle at Rs. 27,845 per 10 grams from Rs. 27,740.

Silver (.999 fineness) recovered by Rs. 130 to conclude at Rs. 41,670 per kg as compared to Rs. 41,540 on Friday.

Meanwhile, in the New York market, gold futures settled lower yesterday on the back of better-than-expected data on new home-sales and strength in US equities, prompting prices to tally a mild loss for the week.

Gold for June delivery pulled back by 3.30 dollars to settle at  $1,291.70 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

July silver also fell by 10 cents to $19.42 an ounce.


Advertisement
more from Business

Govt to decide on diesel deregulation after state polls

The local prices of the fuel are currently higher than the global rates, making a case for a cut in retail prices.This is for the first time this has happened,  due to a sustained monthly rise in local prices since January 2013.
markets
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved