(Reuters)
(Reuters)

Gold prices fall on weak global cues, muted demand

  • In Delhi, gold of 99.9 per cent fell by 60 to 34,530 per 10 grams, while gold of 99.5 per cent shed 40 to 34,400 per 10 gram
  • Sovereign gold, however, remained unaltered at 26,600 per piece of eight grams in limited deals

New Delhi: Gold prices fell by 60 to 34,530 per 10 grams at the bullion market Tuesday backed by weak trend overseas amid easing demand from local jewellers at prevailing levels, according to All India Sarafa Association.

Silver, too, dropped by 195 to 41,405 per kg owing to reduced offtake by industrial units, while its coins strengthened on increased demand.

Traders said apart from a weak trend overseas, decline in demand from local jewellers and retailers at existing levels in domestic spot market, mainly weighed on the gold and silver prices.

Globally, spot gold fell 0.14 per cent to USD 1,326.30 an ounce and spot silver by 0.16 per cent to USD 15.93 an ounce in New York.

In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent fell by 60 to 34,530 per 10 grams, while gold of 99.5 per cent shed 40 to 34,400 per 10 gram.

Sovereign gold, however, remained unaltered at 26,600 per piece of eight grams in limited deals.

Following gold, silver ready too moved down by 195 to 41,405 per kg and weekly-based delivery fell by 314 to 40,076 per kg.

On the other side, silver coins increased by 1,000 to 83,000 for buying and to 84,000 for selling of 100 pieces.

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