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Gold slips; silver too turns weak

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Halting its four-day winning run, today fell by Rs 65 per 10 gram at the market here today due to weak retail demand, even as the strengthened overseas.

Silver also declined by Rs 290 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units.

Standard (99.5 purity) declined by Rs 65 per 10 grams to finish at Rs 29,595, from its overnight closing level of Rs 29,660.

Pure (99.9 purity) also slipped by a similar margin to end at Rs 29,745 per 10 gram compared to Rs 29,810 previously.

Silver (.999 fineness) fell by Rs 290 to finish at Rs 38,595 per kg from yesterday's close of Rs 38,885.

Globally, Gold prices edged up, after touching their highest since September in the previous session, buoyed as a rally in equities appeared to falter.

Spot gold was up 0.1 per cent at USD 1,317.93 an ounce at early trade.

Among other precious metals, spot silver rose 0.2 per cent to USD 17.01 an ounce.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 18:00 IST