From last year's Akshaya Tritiya, gold prices are now up about 40% in India
Analysts see further gains ahead for gold
Ahead of Akshaya Tritiya 2020, gold prices have rallied despite expectations of tepid demand this year due to lockdown-related restrictions. On Friday, on MCX, gold June futures ended ₹163 up at ₹46,590 per 10 gram, extending their 3-day gains to about ₹1,300 per 10 gram. Silver futures on MCX settled 1% higher at ₹42,249 per kg.