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Google Pay users can now buy gold from app

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Aiming to make Pay more useful for Indian users, on Thursday announced its partnership with MMTC-for buying and selling of gold through the application.

MMTC-Pvt. Ltd is an internationally recognised and service provider.

"Pay users would be able to buy 99.99 per cent 24 karat gold after this partnership with India's only LBMA accredited gold refinery," the company said in a statement.

With this, Google Pay users can purchase gold for any value that will be stored in secure vaults on their behalf by MMTC- The users can buy and sell the gold any time at the latest price, refreshed every few minutes, as displayed on the Google Pay app.

"Gold is core to Indian culture and tradition, making the world's second largest consumer of gold. Keeping this in mind, we introduced gold buying and selling feature on Google Pay for millions of Indians who can buy gold whenever and from wherever, right from their mobile phones," said Ambarish Kenghe, Director-Product Management, Google Pay, India.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 19:00 IST
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