Business Market 15 Feb 2016 Gold, silver slip on ...

Gold, silver slip on weak global cues

PTI
Published Feb 15, 2016, 6:26 pm IST
Updated Feb 15, 2016, 6:26 pm IST
Gold is trading at Rs 28,415 per 10 grams.
Globally, gold fell more than 2 per cent as a rebound in stock markets pointed to a sharper appetite for risk, pulling down prices further from last week's one-year high.
 Globally, gold fell more than 2 per cent as a rebound in stock markets pointed to a sharper appetite for risk, pulling down prices further from last week's one-year high.

Mumbai: After rising for the two straight sessions, gold prices on February 15, dropped by Rs 695 to Rs 28,415 per 10 grams at the bullion market, reflecting weak global cues amid a reduced demand from jewellers. While, silver also slipped on selling pressure and lost Rs 965 to trade below the Rs 38,000-mark at Rs 37,210 per kg.

Standard gold (99.5 purity) dipped by Rs 695 to settle at Rs 28,415 per 10 grams compared to overnight close of Rs 29,110. Pure gold (99.9 purity) also fell by a similar margin to end at Rs 28,565 per 10 grams compared to Rs 29,260 on friday's closing. Silver (.999 fineness) also slumped by Rs 965 to conclude at Rs 37,210 per kg as against Rs 38,175.

 

Globally, gold fell more than 2 per cent as a rebound in stock markets pointed to a sharper appetite for risk, pulling down prices further from last week's one-year high. Spot gold was down 2.2 percent at USD 1,209.50 an ounce in early trade, while U.S. gold futures for April delivery were down 2.3 per cent or USD 28.80 an ounce at USD 1,210.80. Silver was down 2.6 per cent at USD 15.30 an ounce.

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