Gold, silver surge on global cues, fresh local buying support

New Delhi, Jan 27:  Both the precious metals, silver and gold spurted on the bullion market today on fresh buying support by stockists and jewellery makers for the marriage season amid firm global trend.

While silver spurted by Rs 850 to Rs 42,650 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units, gold jumped up by Rs 180 to Rs 20,320 per ten grams on fresh buying for the ongoing marriage season.

Trading sentiment turned bullish on emergence of buying at existing lower levels to meet the ongoing marriage season demand amid the precious metals in global markets staged a strong comeback.

Gold in global markets, which normally set a price trend on the domestic market, rose by USD 13.30 to USD 1,346.10 an ounce in New York last evening.

On the domestic front, silver ready surged by Rs 850 to Rs 42,650 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 990 to Rs 42,490 per kg. Silver coins followed suit and shot up by Rs 500 to Rs 48,500 for buying and Rs 48,600 for selling of 100 pieces.

In line with a general firming trend, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity jumped up by Rs 180 each to Rs 20,320 and Rs 20,200 per 10 grams, respectively.

However, sovereign remained stable at Rs 16,750 per piece of eight gram for want of support.


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