Friday, November 29, 2013


Precious Metals
                                                          D A I L Y B U Z Z
Extending its losses for the second straight day, gold prices dropped by Rs 210 to Rs 31,215 per
ten gram in the national capital today on sustained selling by stockists on reduced offtake at higher levels amid weakening global trend.

Silver prices too fell by Rs 480 to Rs 44,800 per kg on reduced offtake by jewellers and coin makers.

Traders said weak demand at prevailing higher levels and retailers looking for more correction mainly kept pressure on gold and silver prices. They said weakening global trend after a report showed rising confidence among American consumers, reduced demand for the precious metals as a safe haven, further fuelled the selling pressure.

Gold in New York, which sets price trend on the domestic front, fell by 0.3 per cent to USD 1,237.90 an ounce and silver by 1.1 per cent to USD 19.68 an ounce last night.

On the domestic front, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity fell further by Rs 210 each to Rs 31,215 and Rs 31,015 per ten gram, respectively. It had lost Rs 200 yesterday. Sovereign followed suit and shed Rs 100 to Rs 25,200 per piece of eight gram.