Crowds throng jewellers on Akshaya Tritiya
Bengaluru, April 28: Customers on Friday thronged jewellery shops across the country to usher in Akshaya Tritiya.
Akshaya Tritiya, a holy day for Hindus and Jains, is believed to bring good luck and success. It is considered to be an auspicious day to bring home gold. Gold price hovered around Rs 29,000 per 10 grams for 24 Carat purity in the national capital on Friday.
Gold futures glitter on Akshaya Tritiya
Gold prices were higher by 0.25 per cent to Rs 28,930 per ten grams in futures trade on Friday as speculators built up fresh positions, tracking a better trend at the spot markets on token by retailers on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
Silver futures up 0.38% on Akshaya Tritiya
Supported by a firm trend at the physical markets on 'Akshaya Tritiya' buying by participants, silver prices rose by 0.38 per cent to Rs 39,820 per kg in futures trade on Friday.
Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on the third day of the moon's growing phase.
Hindu devotees take a holy dip in the Ganga River on the festival of Akshaya Tritiya in Allahabad.
Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be the most auspicious day for marriages.
School children take part in an awareness campaign to stop child marriage on Akshaya Tritiya in Bikaner in Rajasthan.
Akshaya Tritiya is gold buying festival for women!
A woman buys gold jewellery in a shop on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya in Coimbatore.
Buoyant gold sales on Akshaya Tritiya brought cheers to jewelers in Mumbai as well. Retail outlets saw crowds as people made their customary festive purchases on Friday morning.
Some jewellers in Bengaluru felt that demonetisation and restriction on cash payments would continue to affect the sale of gold jewellery and ornaments.
May the auspicious occassion of #AkshayaTritiya bring more health,wealth and prosperity in your lives.My greetings!— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) 28 April 2017
(With agency inputs)