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Gold prices decline Rs 166 to Rs 38,604 per 10 gram on weak global demand

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

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

People purchasing Gold Jewellery at UTZ Jewellery Shop. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar
People purchasing Gold Jewellery at UTZ Jewellery Shop. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

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.

"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.

traded lower with international spot 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.

First Published: Mon, November 25 2019. 15:20 IST
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