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Gold makes steady start in 2017, silver weakens

The First Trading Day Of 2017 Saw Gold Prices Trading Steady And End At Rs 28,300 Per Ten Grams Amid Scattered Demand From Local Jewellers.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 02 Jan 2017, 06:02:17 PM
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New Delhi:

The first trading day of 2017 saw gold prices end at Rs 28,300 per ten grams amid scattered demand from local jewellers.

However, silver declined by Rs 100 to Rs 39,300 per kg owing to reduced off take by industrial units.

Traders said absence of cues from global markets which are closed, mainly kept gold prices unaltered here.

In the national capital, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity ruled flat at Rs 28,300 and Rs 28,150 per 10 grams, respectively. It had lost Rs 200 on the last trading session of 2016 on Saturday.

Sovereign, however, traded at last level of Rs 24,000 per piece of eight grams in limited deals.

On the other hand, silver ready drifted lower by Rs 100 to Rs 39,300 per kg, while weekly-based delivery rose by Rs 495 to Rs 39,195 per kg.    

Silver coins held steady at Rs 70,000 for buying and Rs 71,000 for selling of 100 pieces. 

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First Published : 02 Jan 2017, 05:51:00 PM

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