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Planning to buy gold on Dhanteras? Here are a few tips that may help you

Oct 21, 2014

Planning to buy gold on Dhanteras? Here are a few tips that may help you

A survey by the Bureau of Indian Standards held across 16 cities found that 90.10 percent of 162 gold samples failed purity tests. More shocking fact is that the highest purity shortage was 44.6%.Here are a few tips that may help you buy real gold. #Gold #yellow metal #MetalWatch #Dhanteras #Diwali2014
Why gold may not see a V-shaped recovery in 2014

Jan 07, 2014

Why gold may not see a V-shaped recovery in 2014

With the normalisation of US monetary policy and the rise in US real interest rates, the under-performance of gold is one of the most high conviction investment themes this year. However, price action in gold might not exhibit a downtrend in 2014. #Economy #Gold #Interest rates #Federal Reserve #Financial market #MetalWatch #Janet Yellen
Gold on edge of tipping over a 3-1/2 year trough on taper sell-off

Dec 20, 2013

Gold on edge of tipping over a 3-1/2 year trough on taper sell-off

Gold languished at a six-month low on Friday and was on the edge of tipping over to a 3-1/2 year trough after the Federal Reserve's move to cut back its bond-buying stimulus prompted a huge sell-off. #Gold #US Fed #MetalWatch #taper
Nov trade deficit narrows to $9.22 bn, imports fall to 4-yr low

Dec 11, 2013

Nov trade deficit narrows to $9.22 bn, imports fall to 4-yr low

India's trade deficit narrowed in November as exports rose, while imports hit the lowest level in four years after gold shipments from overseas fell sharply, according to the trade ministry on Wednesday. #India #Gold #silver #MetalWatch #Trade Deficit
Gold premiums hit yet another record

Dec 05, 2013

Gold premiums hit yet another record

Indian gold premiums hit another record on Thursday, driven by lower supplies to meet firm demand for weddings, which will continue till May. #Gold #MetalWatch #Gold premiums
China set to usurp India as world's biggest gold consumer: WGC

Nov 14, 2013

China set to usurp India as world's biggest gold consumer: WGC

Gold demand during the last quarter of this year is likely to be lower than the same period in 2012, however, it will be higher than the July-September period as the demand is picking up and traditionally it is the buying season, World Gold Council said today. #India #China #Gold #MetalWatch #World Gold Council
Gold demand slides by a fifth after drop in buying from India

Nov 14, 2013

Gold demand slides by a fifth after drop in buying from India

Gold demand fell 21 percent in the third quarter as outflows from physical bullion funds and a drop in buying from major consumer India offset firmer jewellery, coin and bar sales, an industry report showed on Thursday. #Gold #MetalWatch #World Gold Council #Gold demand
Govt hikes tariff value on imported gold

Oct 30, 2013

Govt hikes tariff value on imported gold

Amid short supply of gold in domestic market during the festival season, the government today hiked the import tariff value of gold to $442 per ten gram in line with global prices of the precious metal. #Gold #silver #MetalWatch #Gold Import #gold import tariff
Volatility takes toll on gold ETFs; MF retail folios drop 8% in H1

Oct 24, 2013

Volatility takes toll on gold ETFs; MF retail folios drop 8% in H1

However, high net worth individuals (HNIs) cushioned the sharp fall in folios, with the gain in HNI folios restricting the overall fall at 15 lakh folios. However retail participation fell due to the volatility in the market. #CRISIL #MetalWatch #ETF #High net worth individual #gold ETFs #Gold Index
Indian silver imports set to hit record high as prices drop to 30-year low

Oct 09, 2013

Indian silver imports set to hit record high as prices drop to 30-year low

Indian silver imports are on pace to hit a record high this year as the wedding and festival season drives up buying of the precious metal instead of the traditional gold, made scarcer and dearer by official measures aimed at cutting the trade gap. #India #bullion #Gold #silver #MetalWatch #Silver imports