Business Market 18 May 2018 Gold futures slip 0. ...

Gold futures slip 0.10 per cent on global cues

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published May 18, 2018, 11:32 am IST
Updated May 18, 2018, 11:32 am IST
Meanwhile, gold traded 0.19 per cent lower at USD 1,287.80 an ounce in Singapore.
 Meanwhile, gold traded 0.19 per cent lower at USD 1,287.80 an ounce in Singapore.

New Delhi: Gold futures fell by Rs 31 to Rs 31,200 per 10 grams on Friday as participants reduced their bets amid a weak trend overseas.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for delivery in far-month August was trading lower by Rs 31, or 0.10 per cent, to Rs 31,200 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 2 lots.

Also, the metal for delivery in June contract declined Rs 23, or 0.07 per cent, to Rs 30,955 per 10 grams in a business volume of 151 lots.

Analysts attributed the decline to trimming of positions by participants, tracking a weak trend in the global market where the precious metal edged down to near its lowest levels this year, pressured by a firm US dollar amid surging treasury yields.

Meanwhile, gold traded 0.19 per cent lower at USD 1,287.80 an ounce in Singapore. 

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