In international market also both the precious metals registered an upward trend in view of encouraging advice from global market. Gold rose to USD 893.40/894.40 an ounce from USD 890.75/891.95 late in New York yesterday, when it jumped nearly USD 7 an ounce on a falling Dollar. Silver edged up to USD 17.35/17.42 an ounce from USD 17.33/17.43 late in New York.
Gold edged up on a weak dollar and overnight gains in oil, Singapore market report said.
Following were the opening spot rates: Silver (per kg) 999 fineness grade: Rs 24,485 Gold (per 10 gm): 99.5 purity standard mint: Rs 12,400 99.9 purity pure gold: Rs 12,460.