Commodity Tips MCX Gold, silver end flat on lack of demand today

Gold Silver prices Gold and silver were being traded flat in morning trade on Monday due to lackluster demand of precious metals from jewellers, industries and retailers.

MCX Gold futures were trading 0.12%, or Rs. 36, down at Rs 29,282 /10 gram whereas MCX Silver futures were down 0.08%, or Rs. 33, at Rs 39,116 / 1 kilo.
Investors remained watchful before the naming of the subsequent US Fed Reserve chair and ahead of a 2-day FOMC meeting, both scheduled this week.

Meanwhile, the rupee, the domestic currency, rose higher by increasing 16 paise to 64.89 V/s U.S dollar after the European Central Bank announced that it would soon shrink off its monetary stimulus.

The weakness of dollar against the Euro and other key currencies overseas following the European Central Bank move set off the rise in the local unit.

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The Rupee fell to 65.16 against the US dollar that too it’s lowest since March, before regaining over its preceding day’s close of 64.79. The yield on the Ten-year govt bond in intraday trade rose to 6.69%, the highest since May, before closing at 6.67%.

Meantime, the US dollar strength on the US Federal Reserve’s plan tends to shrink its balance sheet. North Korea’s new hydro bomb menace and S&P’s downgrade of China also spoiled investor sentiment towards emerging markets.

FPIs pulled out Rs 1242 crore from domestic stocks on Friday, while domestic investors buying was comparatively muted at Rs 520 crore. The India Volatility Index surged 10%.

On the week ended Friday, there were four falling stocks for each one advancing. The BSE Midcap index declined close to 3%. Real estate, Metals and realty were the worst performing sectors. Among Sensex stocks, Tata Steel plummeted about 5%, after base metal prices chopped down due to China downgrade. SBI and ICICI Bank fell about 2% each.

Gold strengthens Rs 31,000 level on demand push, MCX Commodity Tips

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Price of Gold today took jump from a positive trend overseas by surging Rs 650 per 10 grams to reach Rs 31,000 level, supported by fresh local buying, whereas silver slipped sharply by Rs 350 to Rs 41,500 per kg, on account of softening demand by industrial units and coin makers.

Globally, gold rose by 0.08% to USD 1323.60 per ounce after hitting a 2-week low of USD 1,318.96. Silver also edged up 0.03% to USD 17.75 per ounce in Singapore. In New Delhi, gold of 99.9% purity surged Rs 650 to Rs 31,000 and 99.5% purity surged Rs 30,850 per 10 grams. Gold had lost Rs 650 in the last two days.

However, Sovereign price carried on to be traded at the previous level of Rs 24,700 per piece of 8 grams. But silver ready dropped Rs 350 to Rs 41,500/kg and weekly-based delivery cracked below the 41,000 mark by slipping Rs 370 to Rs 40,930 per kg.

Commodity, Gold, currency tips: COMEX Gold rose, Rupee hits near 3-week high

The Indian rupee today, 28 August 2017, strengthened past 63 marks to hit near three-week high against the US dollar, tracking gains in its Asian peers and local equity markets. The rupee gained 6.25% so far this year, while FII inflows hit USD 7.12 billion in equity markets and USD 19.50 billion in debt markets.

Crude oil futures were on higher side last day on extended buying support following an extremely weak undertone in the US dollar and steady cues from equities. The crude oil production recorded a gain of 0.3percen on the week at 9.53 mn bpd and there was an increase of 11.5 percent over the year.

Gold & Silver were trading higher in early trading on Monday due to buying in precious metals by jewelers. COMEX Gold rose Friday, 0.5%, to settle at USD 1,297.90 per ounce, the highest in two months extending weekly gains after downbeat economic data. MCX Gold closed around Rs 29160 per 10 grams, up 0.22% on the day.