Gold, Silver Extend Losses on Low Demand, Global Cues

Published: 09th January 2015 03:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th January 2015 03:43 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Gold prices fell by Rs 100 at Rs 27,250 per ten grams at the bullion market today amid weak cues from global markets and easing demand at domestic spot markets.

Silver also lost Rs 350 to Rs 36,950 per kg on lack of buying support from industrial units and coin makers.

Besides, appreciating rupee against the dollar that made the import of precious metals cheaper, weighed on the precious metal prices, marketmen said.

Globally, gold in New York, which normally determines price trend on the domestic front, fell by 0.18 per cent to USD 1,208.90 an ounce and silver by 0.94 per cent to USD 16.38 an ounce in yesterday's trade.

In the national capital, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity were under pressure and moved down by another Rs 100 each to Rs 27,250 and Rs 27,050 per ten gram, respectively. It had lost Rs 220 yesterday.

Sovereign, however, continued to be traded at last level of Rs 23,800 per piece of eight gram in scattered deals.

In line with overall trends, silver ready traded lower by Rs 350 to Rs 36,950 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 480 to Rs 36,945 per kg.

On the other hand, silver coins were enquired at previous level of Rs 61,000 for buying and Rs 62,000 for selling of 100 pieces.

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