Gold prices decline Rs 166 to Rs 38,604 per 10 gram on weak global trend, silver down too

  • Gold prices declined Rs 166 to Rs 38,604 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday amid sell-off in international markets, according to HDFC Securities

  • Silver also fell by Rs 402 to Rs 45,178 per kg from Rs 45,580 per kg in the previous trade

  • In the international market, both gold and silver were trading lower at $1,458 per ounce and $16.86 per ounce, respectively

New Delhi: Gold prices declined Rs 166 to Rs 38,604 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday amid sell-off in international markets, according to HDFC Securities.

The precious metal had closed at Rs 38,770 per 10 gram on Saturday.

 Gold prices decline Rs 166 to Rs 38,604 per 10 gram on weak global trend, silver down too

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"Spot gold price for 24 Karat in Delhi fell by Rs 166 with sell-off in international gold prices," HDFC Securities Senior Analyst (Commodities) Tapan Patel said.

Silver also fell by Rs 402 to Rs 45,178 per kg from Rs 45,580 per kg in the previous trade.

In the international market, both gold and silver were trading lower at $1,458 per ounce and $16.86 per ounce, respectively.

Gold prices traded lower with international spot gold prices falling below $1,460 per ounce on Monday on US-China trade deal optimism, Patel added.

Global equities were enthused by fresh optimism over a trade truce between the US and China amid reports that an initial deal may be signed by the end of this year.

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Updated Date: Nov 25, 2019 16:22:38 IST