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Gold up Rs 239 to Rs 41,865 per 10 gram on global cues, rupee depreciation

Silver prices also jumped Rs 296 to Rs 47,584 per kg from Rs 47,288 per kg on Monday

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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prices on Tuesday rose by Rs 239 to Rs 41,865 per 10 gram in the national capital on positive global cues and rupee depreciation, according to HDFC Securities.

The yellow metal had closed at Rs 41,626 per 10 gram in the previous session.

Silver prices also jumped Rs 296 to Rs 47,584 per kg from Rs 47,288 per kg on Monday.

"Spot for 24 karat in Delhi traded higher by Rs 239 with strong international prices and The spot rupee was trading around 23 paise weaker against the dollar for the day," HDFC Securities Senior Analyst (Commodities) Tapan Patel said.

The Indian rupee declined by 10 paise to 71.42 against the US dollar in opening trade.

The warning by Apple Inc to miss its revenue forecast in March quarter also spurred safe haven buying in gold, Patel added.

In the international market, both and silver were trading higher at $1,588 per ounce and $17.88 per ounce, respectively.

First Published: Tue, February 18 2020. 15:38 IST
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