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.

Stocks in focus today: HDFC, Bajaj Finance, HCL Technologies, ICICI Bank

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Markets are open lower on Wednesday tracking weaker Asian stocks. The rupee opened lower against the USD. The shares HUL, NTPC and Asian Paints rose, while HDFC Bank, Sun Pharma and Adani Ports fell in the morning hours. Shares of Just Dial gains 5 perpcent after HDFC Mutual Fund a 4.6 percent stake, in the company at Rs. 375.00 per share on Tuesday, as per data with NSE.

Some of the major stocks will be in public attention today:-

HDFC lender today raises Rs 2000 crore by issuing bonds on PP basis to expand its long-term capital.

Bajaj Finance has authorized the QIP of equity shares. It has set a floor price regarding the QIP at Rs 1,771.9 per equity share. Bajaj Finance’s shares hit a day’s high of Rs 1814 before closing down 0.64 percent at Rs 1,787.5 today.

Shares of ICICI Bank will be in focus since ICICI Lombard General Insurance has got Sebi’s go-ahead for its estimated Rs 6,000 crore IPO.

HCL Technologies has said that the company has agreed to buy UK-based ETL Factory, doing business as Datawave, for 7 million pounds, while Dixon Technologies’ pubic offer is scheduled to open today.