Commodity Market- MCX Gold, Copper futures end higher on Tuesday

MCX gold silver Gold futures ended higher on Tuesday since the US dollar headed lower and investors were keen to look at the Federal Reserve’s recent minutes of meeting due midweek from expecting for clues on plans for interest rates.

Gold futures for December delivery added USD 6.40 or 0.5% to settle at USD 1,281.70 per ounce on the primary market, Comex of the NY Mercantile, while spot gold was up 0.3% at USD 1,280.63 an ounce.

Conversely, Comex copper futures ended higher on Tuesday. Copper futures for December delivery rose 1.2% to settle at USD 3.129 a pound on the Comex metals division of NY Mercantile Exchange.

Meantime, oil extended gains after data showed a considerable draw in inventories. U.S. light crude added 25 cents to USD 57.08 while Brent crude oil was flat at USD 62.57.

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.