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Gold Price in Coimbatore
Coimbatore is the second largest city in the southern state of Tamil Nadu and is one of the fastest growing tier 2 cities in India. It is home to some of the biggest textile and manufacturing industries, which have ensured that the city has a high standard of living. Gold has been the preferred choice of investments among Indians and Coimbatore too has seen a steady increase in gold consumption, regardless of the prevailing gold rates.
Gold rates in Coimbatore depend on market fluctuations and availability. Gold buyers can choose from 22 karat or 24 karat gold, depending on their needs and budget. 22 karat gold is about 92% and the gold rate for this is less than 24 karat gold, which is 99.99% pure.
Trend of Gold Rate in Coimbatore for January 2018 (rates per gram for 24 karat gold)
January 2018 - Week 1 (1st - 7th)
- On the 1st of January, gold price in Coimbatore were recorded at Rs.3,002 per gram
- The 2nd of January saw gold rates rise to Rs.3,011 per gram as a result of the international market witnessing sharp inclines.
- As the US dollar weakened, demand for gold increased. This pushed gold rate in Coimbatore up to Rs.3,014 per gram on the 3rd of January.
- However, gold rates dropped to Rs.3,001 per gram on the 4th. Reports said that “today’s gold rate” declined due to the latest job data release
- But, as the data turned out to be more negative than expected, gold rates surged back to Rs.3,013 per gram on the 5th day of the week.
- With demand continuing to remain high amid increased demand, gold rates surged again to Rs.3,021 per gram on the 6th of the month.
- Gold was still trading at Rs.3,021 per gram when the week came to an end.
January 2018 - Week 2 (8th - 14th)
- The bullion trade in Coimbatore opened with gold priced relatively lower at Rs.3,009 per gram on the 8th with a slight decline in local demand from the previous week.
- A weakened dollar compounded with an unevenly performing equities market led to gold price in Coimbatore surging throughout the week.
- Gold was recorded trading at Rs.3,017 per gram on the 9th before rising further to Rs.3,022 per gram on the 10th amid the positive trends overseas.
- The bullion prices, on the 12th, continued to rise against the poorly performing equities and the precious metal was trading at Rs.3,048 per gram.
- Strong global cues coupled with an improved domestic demand led to gold rate in Coimbatore hitting a seven-week high of Rs.3,068 per gram on the 13th.
- Steady demand from local jewellers, industries and retailers amid the positive overseas trends led to gold being priced at Rs.3,068 per gram when the week concluded.
Trend of Gold Rate in Coimbatore for December 2017 (rates per gram for 24 karat gold)
|Parameters||Gold price (24 karat)|
|Gold Rate on 1st December 2017||Rs.2,982 per gram|
|Gold Rate on 31st December 2017||Rs.3,015 per gram|
|Highest Rate in December||Rs.3,015 per gram on 30 and 31 December|
|Lowest Rate in December||Rs.2,903 per gram on 13 December|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
December 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 10th)
- Gold opened at Rs.2,982 per gram when trading commenced for the month in Coimbatore.
- The next couple of days witnessed the precious metal trading relatively higher at Rs.3,002 per gram after the dollar weakened due to the political instability in the US Senate.
- However, the US Senate’s decision to set the political differences aside and pass the Republican tax bill resulted in the dollar gaining against a basket of major currencies. This led to gold prices plunging to Rs.2,971 per gram on the 4th.
- The dollar surged further with markets cautious ahead of the release of the US non-farm payrolls data and the possibility of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve in the monetary policy meetings to be held during the month.
- This led to gold price in Coimbatore dropping to Rs.2,962 per gram and Rs.2,942 per gram on the 6th and the 7th respectively.
- The 8th witnessed gold rate in Coimbatore plummeting to their lowest level in nearly four months at Rs.2,917 per gram after an optimistic tax reform bill to overhaul the US legislation’s tax system boosted investor sentiments in the country.
- The last two days saw the precious metal trade marginally higher at Rs.2,927 per gram due to an increasing domestic buying despite strong dollar index and firmer equities market.
December 2017 - Week 2 (11th - 17th)
- Gold rate in Coimbatore opened at Rs.2,911 per gram for this week.
- Even though there was an increased demand in global markets, the Indian markets saw little change for the initial few days.
- The 12th saw gold price in Coimbatore drop to Rs.2,908 per gram before dropping further to Rs.2,903 per gram on the 13th of the month.
- But, as the Fed Reserve hiked its interest rate, and as the US dollar fell due to it, gold demand went up. The metal traded at Rs.2,924 per gram on the 14th of December.
- This level of high demand was unsustainable and hence prices fell to Rs.2,918 per gram on the 15th and the to Rs.2,917 per gram the next day.
- The yellow metal traded at an improved Rs.2,927 per gram on the 17th of December as demand picked up amid a weak dollar showing.
December 2017 - Week 3 (18th - 24th)
- When the week began, the yellow metal was recorded trading at Rs.2,923 per gram on the 18th with firmer equities and a buoyant dollar and the US tax reform expected to be approved during the week
- However, investors and stockists refrained from equities speculating the final result of the country’s biggest tax overhaul on the US economic growth. This led to gold rate in Coimbatore surging to Rs.2,928 per gram and Rs.2,931 per gram on the 19th and the 20th.
- Prices continued to gradually improve during the week with the Senate-approved tax bill resulting in the downfall of Asian stocks.
- The yellow metal was priced at Rs.2,933 per gram on the 21st before rising to Rs.2,935 per gram on the 22nd amid the positive trend overseas.
- Strong global demand coupled with a weakened dollar and poorly performing equities led to gold rate in Coimbatore surging to Rs.2,956 per gram on the 23rd.
- The week concluded with the bullion trading firm at Rs.2,956 per gram on the 24th.
December 2017 - Week 4 (25th - 31st)
- Gold rates in Coimbatore were recorded at Rs.2,947 per gram when the final week of December began.
- A rise in gold prices in the international market led to an increased domestically as well. The yellow metal’s prices went up to Rs.2,956 per gram on the 26th of December.
- The US dollar seemed to fall against other currencies, which prompted a Rs.18 increase on the 27th of December. The yellow metal traded at Rs.2,974 per gram on this day.
- On the 28th, gold rates reached a one-month high figure as the US dollar began to fall further, prompting gold to trade at Rs.2,985 per gram.
- On the 30th, gold was seen trading at Rs.3,015 per gram. According to reports, “today’s gold rate” increased because of the unending geopolitical concerns between the US and North Korea and also the inflation in the US.
- When trading for the week came to an end, the yellow metal was priced at Rs.3,020 per gram.
Trend of Gold Rate in Coimbatore for November 2017 (rates per gram for 24 karat gold)
|Parameters||Gold price (24 karat)|
|Gold rate on 1st November 2017||Rs.2,988 per gram|
|November 31 Rate||Rs.2,992 per gram|
|Highest Rate in November 2017||Rs.3,031 per gram on 18 and 19 November|
|Lowest Rate in November 2017||Rs.2,974 per gram on 6 November|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
November 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 5th)
- Gold started off on a weak note this week amid a strengthening US dollar. The metal was priced at Rs.2,988 per gram on the 1st of November.
- Gold rate in Coimbatore dropped to Rs.2,985 per gram on the 2nd, as local demand remained on the weaker side, even though there was a slight increase in global trading cues.
- On the 3rd, gold price in Coimbatore went down to Rs.2,985 per gram as dollar seemed to strengthened against other apex currencies.
- The soon-to-be announced US job data saw investors exercise a degree of caution on the 4th. This led to gold trading at Rs.2,979 per gram. Another reason for the fall was the increase in equities’ investment in major markets around the world.
- When the week ended, gold was priced at Rs.2,977 per gram as local demand failed to pick up due to weak trading cues.
November 2017 - Week 2 (6th - 12th)
- Gold opened on a relatively weaker note amid a firm US dollar value, and the yellow metal was trading at Rs.2,974 per gram on the 6th.
- However, the dollar lost its sheen with investors speculating towards the end of the two-day monetary policy meeting. This led to gold price in Coimbatore rising to Rs.2,995 per gram on the 7th.
- The dollar dropped further with equities markets concerned over the possible delays in the US tax reform. This resulted in prices rising further to Rs.3,002 per gram and Rs.3,008 per gram on the 8th and 9th respectively.
- The 10th, however, witnessed gold rate in Coimbatore hitting the highest in nearly three weeks at Rs.3,015 per gram on account of increased buying from investors and jewellers amid a weaker US dollar.
- Prices remained unchanged for the rest of the week owing to steady global demand amid a strong trend overseas.
November 2017 - Week 3 (13th - 19th)
- When the week began, gold was priced at Rs.3,004 per gram.
- Gold price in Coimbatore fell to Rs.3,007 per gram on the 14th as US treasury yields hit a new high.
- A rise in demand saw gold rate in Coimbatore jump to Rs.3,018 per gram before falling to Rs.3,004 per gram on the 16th as Fed rate hike kept the bullion industry in check.
- The 17th as well saw demand remain low, with the metal selling at Rs.3,007 per gram.
- Gold traded at Rs.3,031 per gram on the 18th as tax cuts introduced by US President Donald Trump pushed rates up.
- The final day of this week saw gold prices consolidating to end at Rs.3,025 per gram.
November 2017 - Week 4 (20th - 26th)
- Gold opened at Rs.3,025 per gram when the week began in Coimbatore.
- Gold price in Coimbatore fell to Rs.3,004 per gram on the 22nd as demand fell considerably as investors were ready to err on the side of caution.
- The 22nd saw gold rate in Coimbatore improve slightly to trade at Rs.3,005 per gram before surging to Rs.3,013 per gram on the 23rd due to positive global cues.
- Demand for the metal remained largely unchanged and the metal traded at Rs.3,012 per gram on the 24th.
- But, as global demand began to fall, gold rates continued on at Rs.3,014 per gram over the last two days of this week.
November 2017 - Week 5 (27th - 30th)
- Gold traded at Rs.3,011 per gram in Coimbatore when the week began.
- A positive response from the Fed chair pushed gold rate in Coimbatore down to Rs.3,008 per gram on the 28th before continuing at the same rate on the 29th as well.
- The 30th was a poor day for gold trading as the US economy saw a considerable improvement on the back of strong economic data.
- When the week came to an end, the yellow metal was being traded at Rs.2,992 per gram - a Rs.19 decline since the beginning of the week.
|Parameters||Gold price (24 karat)|
|Gold Rate on 1st October 2017||Rs.3,040 per gram|
|Gold Rate on 31st October 2017||Rs.2,997 per gram|
|Highest Rate in October 2017||Rs.3,059 per gram on 14 and 15 October|
|Lowest Rate in October 2017||Rs.2,997 per gram on 6, 27, 30, and 31 October|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
October 2017 - Week 1 (1st -7th)
- Trends seen across other Indian cities were reflected in Coimbatore as gold prices fell steadily over the course of the week due to poor demand.
- The yellow metal traded at Rs.3,040 per gram on 1 October but prices soon dipped as investors and jewellers lowered orders.
- The metal traded at Rs.3,034 per gram on 2 October before plunging to Rs.3,010 per gram on 3 October due to a sharp increase in the dollar rate.
- Anticipation over the release of positive U.S. employment data kept investors away from gold, with international demand also low due to high import rates.
- Local demand also dropped as gold traded at Rs.3,005 per gram on 5 October, falling to Rs.2,997 per gram on 6 October on global cues.
- There was a rise in gold price in Coimbatore as the week drew to a close, with gold trading at Rs.3,017 per gram on 7 October.
October 2017 - Week 2 (8th -14th)
- Gold prices in Coimbatore began for the week at Rs.3,017 per gram and surged to Rs.3,027 per gram on the 9th as a weaker dollar pushed gold rates up slightly.
- On the 10th, gold rates went up to Rs.3,036 per gram as demand in the city increased due to positive cues from the global market.
- Gold rates, however, fell slightly on the 11th to Rs.3,033 per gram as sales tightened following a slowdown in trade in Indian and international markets.
- But, inflation data from the US brought about an increase in demand for gold on the 12th. Gold was trading at Rs.3,041 per gram on this day’s closing time.
- Even though there was a high demand in the international markets, gold rates in Coimbatore declined to Rs.3,031 per gram on the 13th.
- The final day of this week, however, saw gold prices surge to Rs.3,059 per gram. This was because of an increase in safe-haven purchases in the western markets.
October 2017 - Week 3 (15th - 21st)
- Gold rates in Coimbatore opened Rs.3,059 per gram on the 15th of October.
- Rates fell to Rs.3,048 per gram on the 16th as the US dollar gained considerably over other major currencies of the world. Besides this, the Asian stock markets also showed positive growth, which reduced the demand for the yellow metal.
- On the 17th, gold price in Coimbatore decreased to Rs.3,027 per gram as US Treasury Bonds offered optimal returns, strengthening the greenback furthermore.
- Gold rate in Coimbatore went down on the 18th to Rs.3,023 per gram despite there being a high demand for gold in most cities in the country.
- When trading ended on the 19th, gold rates had fallen to Rs.3,021 per gram. However, gold demand bounced back as pre-Diwali demand pushed gold prices up to Rs.3,026 per gram.
- The week drew to a close with the metal trading at Rs.3,027 per gram.
October 2017 - Week 4 (22-28):
- Gold opened at Rs.3,027 per gram on the 22nd, when trading commenced in Coimbatore.
- With the dollar gaining over other major currencies, demand for the precious metal declined, thus, pushing prices down to Rs.3,006 per gram on the 23rd.
- The 24th witnessed gold rate in Coimbatore rising to Rs.3,009 per gram as the dollar weakened with investors anxious about an early announcement from Trump on the US Federal Reserve chair.
- Gold price in Coimbatore plunged to Rs.3,001 per gram the next day as demand for gold declined against firm equity markets, and a strong dollar rate.
- Reduced demand from investors and local jewellers resulted in gold rates dropping further to Rs.3,000 per gram on the 26th.
- On the 27th, Chennai witnessed the yellow metal prices hit their lowest in nearly three weeks at Rs.2,997 per gram. The sole reason being the European Central Bank’s decision to extend its monetary stimulus, pushing the dollar higher.
- With positive global trends leading to an increased local demand, the yellow metal was trading at Rs.3,006 per gram when the week ended on the28th.
October 2017 - Week 5 (29th- 31st)
- Gold rates in Coimbatore didn’t witness much of a change with regard to gold rates.
- On the 29th, when the week began, gold was priced at Rs.3,006 per gram.
- As investors awaited the outcome of the two-day meeting, gold rates the world over dropped. Due to this gold rates went down to Rs.2,997 per gram on the 30th of the month.
- Markets remained low but stable for the metal to trade at Rs.2,997 per gram on the 31st of October as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting.
|Parameters||Gold price (24 karat)|
|September 1 Rate||Rs.2,995 per gram|
|September 30 Rate||Rs.3,040 per gram|
|Highest Rate in September||Rs.3,102 per gram on 8 September|
|Lowest Rate in September||Rs.2,995 per gram on 1 September|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
September 2017 - Week 1 (1st to 10th)
- When the week began on September 1st, gold was priced at Rs.2,995. This was a result of weak demand from jewellers and investors.
- The 2nd and 3rd saw prices bump up slightly to Rs.2,997 per gram due to a sustained purchasing trend.
- As news about North Korea conducting its most powerful nuclear test broke out, gold rates surged massively to go up to Rs.3,081 per gram on the 4th of September.
- Demand, however, fell on the 5th as the sudden spike in sales couldn’t be sustained. The metal was selling at Rs.3,068 per gram on the 6th but increased to Rs.3,087 per gram as trading levels increased.
- On the 8th, gold price in Coimbatore ascended to a 11-month high figure of Rs.3,102 per gram as a result of falling markets.
- The last two days of the extended week saw gold trade at Rs.3,095 per gram as purchases went down slightly due to reduced demand.
September 2017 - Week 2 (11th to 17th)
- The second week of September began with gold trading at Rs.3,074 per gram in Coimbatore gold prices dropped due to a decrease in demand.
- Local demand was poor after a month of record highs, with gold prices dropping in spite of favourable market conditions and a low U.S. dollar rate.
- Gold fell to Rs.3,055 per gram on 12 September following a minor rally by markets in the U.S. but soon rose to Rs.3,068 per gram on 13 September.
- Persistent war rhetoric and an escalation of tensions with North Korea led to wildly fluctuating markets, though this had little impact on gold rates, which fell to Rs.3,051 per gram on 14 September.
- Local jewellers were cautious of increasing orders and retail demand fell due to prohibitively high prices, resulting in there being no change in the gold price in Coimbatore for the rest of the week.
- Gold ended the week trading at Rs.3,051 per gram on 17 September due to a combination of weak demand and market conditions.
September 2017 - Week 3 (18th-24th)
- Gold prices in Coimbatore began at Rs.3,035 per gram when trading commenced for the third week of September.
- Prices fell to Rs.3,030 per gram the next day as gold demand seemed to stagnate internationally due to upcoming Fed Reserve meetings.
- On the 20th, gold rate in Coimbatore rose to Rs.3,045 per gram as the festive season pushed jewellers to increase their gold reserves.
- Due to the US dollar strengthening, gold prices fell to Rs.3,026 per gram on the 21st. This was because the change in dollar value had a knock on effect on bullion sales.
- Gold rate in Coimbatore rallied back on the 22nd of September to hit Rs.3,030 per gram as the North Korea - US stand-off took a new turn.
- Gold prices in coimbatore remained at Rs.3,030 per gram during the last two days of this week as demand remained steady.
September 2017 - Week 4 (25th-30th)
- Gold prices in Coimbatore started at Rs.3,030 per gram when the week began on the 25th.
- Prices rose to Rs.3,072 per gram on the 26th due to a rise in local demand and a subsequent weakening of the US dollar.
- Gold rates, however, went down to Rs.3,051 per gram on the 27th as festive demand subsided after dollar rose amidst a possible Fed rate hike.
- Gold price in Coimbatore remained largely subdued for the remaining days of the week as the festive season buying frenzy came to a halt.
- On the 28th, the yellow metal was trading at Rs.3,030 per gram, before going down to Rs.3,028 per gram the next day.
- The final day of this week saw gold selling at Rs.3,040 per gram, thanks a slightly increased buying.
|Parameters||Gold price (24 karat)|
|August 1 Rate||Rs.2,926 per gram|
|August 31 Rate||Rs.2,971 per gram|
|Highest Rate in August||Rs.2,999 per gram on 29 August|
|Lowest Rate in August||Rs.2,899 per gram on 3 August|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
August ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Gold prices in Coimbatore fell as the week began due to poor demand from jewellers as well as consumers.
- The metal opened the week trading at Rs.2,926 per gram on 1 August before dropping to Rs.2,917 per gram on 2 August due to a reduction in demand form Asian markets.
- The price of gold in Coimbatore fell further, trading at Rs.2,899 per gram on 3 August as the U.S. dollar recovered from its bad spell, resulting in a decrease in demand from overseas markets.
- Prices recovered to trade at Rs.2,920 per gram on 4 August as local markets increased orders.
- The week ended with gold price in Coimbatore falling to Rs.2,900 per gram on 5 & 6 August on account of weak offtake from overseas as well as reduced demand from local consumers.
August ‘17 – Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- In Coimbatore, gold started the second week of August at a price of Rs.2,901 per gram.
- As demand went up slightly on the 8th, gold rate in Coimbtore went up to Rs.2,906 per gram and then to Rs.2,917 per gram on the 9th.
- Due to a surge in global demand, global prices saw one of the biggest rises yet as they went up by Rs.30 to trade at Rs.2,947 per gram on the 10th of August.
- Concerns regarding an ugly stand-off between the US and North Korea led the market to a frenzy which led to prices going up to Rs.2,977 per gram on the 11th.
- Demand remained the same on the last two days of the second week and gold was seen trading at Rs.2,977 per gram when the week came to an end.
August ‘17 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Coimbatore’s gold prices fluctuated towards the middle of the third week of August due to a combination of declining demand and market conditions.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,962 per gram on 14 & 15 August as demand dipped marginally in the run-up to independence day.
- Prices fell sharply on 16 August, trading at Rs.2,940 per gram due to a sudden resurgence by the dollar as well as a decline in Asian demand ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
- Prices rebounded and rose to trade at Rs.2,969 per gram on 17 August as the dollar fell on renewed tensions between the United States and North Korea.
- The attacks in Barcelona led to markets fluctuating but gold price in Coimbatore were not adversely impacted, trading at Rs.2,942 per gram on 18 August.
- Prices recovered as the week drew to a close, with the dollar falling after the full scale of the attacks in Barcelona and subsequent impact were felt, with gold trading at Rs.2,951 per gram on 19 & 20 August.
August 2017 – Week 4 (21st - 27th)
- When trading began for the fourth week of August, gold was priced at Rs.2,950 per gram.
- As demand increased due to a upswing in investors’ sentiments, gold prices went up to Rs.2,965 per gram on the 22nd.
- Gold price in Coimbatore slid down to Rs.2,963 per gram on the 23rd of August because the rise in demand was brought down slightly as investors took a cautious approach.
- The yellow metal’s prices went up marginally to Rs.2,965 per gram as concerns over US and its new economic policy gripped the market.
- Over the last three days of the week, gold rate in Coimabtore remained at Rs.2,967 per gram, which was brought about by a steady demand.
August 2017 – Week 5 (28th - 31st)
- In line with trends seen across other major Indian cities, demand for gold in Coimbatore fluctuated due to vagaries in demand and market conditions.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,942 per gram on 28 August as demand dipped sharply following the central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole.
- The bullish market was short-lived as concerns over North Korea’s missile tests led to investors buying large amounts of the yellow metal, whose price rose to a monthly-high of Rs.2,999 per gram on 29 August.
- Prices began to fall as local demand was muted in spite of favourable cues such as a low U.S. dollar rate, with gold trading at Rs.2,973 per gram on 30 August.
- Gold rate in Coimbatore dropped further as the month ended, trading at Rs.2,971 per gram on 31 August
|Parameters||Gold price (24 karat)|
|July 1 Rate||Rs.2,950 per gram|
|July 31 Rate||Rs.2,925 per gram|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.2,950 per gram on 1 July|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.2,796 per gram on 11 July|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
July 2017 - Week 1 (1st to 9th)
- On the first day of the month, gold traded at Rs.2,950 per gram in Coimbatore and continued to trade at this price the next day as well.
- However, due to reduced demand for this yellow metal, gold rate reduced the next day to be priced at Rs.2,935 per gram.
- There were a number of variations noted in the price of gold as the week progressed.
- As of monetary tightening by many global central banks, the value of the U.S. dollar was quite low.
- The price of gold reduced to trade at Rs.2,900 per gram on 5 July due to a fall in the demand for this metal from domestic markets.
- Gold rate recovered slightly on 6 July to be priced at Rs.2,901 per gram before falling to trade at Rs.2,875 per gram on the last two days of the first week.
July 2017 - Week 2 (10th to 16th)
- Gold rate in Coimbatore remained steady during this week albeit hovering too close to four-month lows in the international market.
- In Coimbatore, the week began on the 10th with gold trading at Rs.2,831 per gram.
- However, positive news about US job growth surfaced, gold prices fell to Rs.2,796 per gram on the 11th.
- The sharp increase in US market data was halted by the controversy about president Trump’s Russia links.
- Gold price in Coimbatore went up by Rs.17 per gram to reach Rs.2,813 per gram on the 12th as the latest Trump family issue brought about an increase in prices.
- The fall in US dollar rate somewhat subsided as gold rates went down marginally to Rs.2,810 per gram on the 13th.
- On the back of rising jobs in the US, dollar rate was somewhat on the increase, leading to gold trading at Rs.2,803 per gram on the 14th.
- As the latest Trump scandal escalated, gold price went up to Rs.2,818 per gram on the 15th and continued at the same rate till the end of the 16th.
July 2017 - Week 3 (17th to 23rd)
- Trade in gold was on the ascent in Coimbatore in the third week of July, with gold opening the week at Rs.2,822 per gram on 17 July.
- Market instability as well as a weak U.S. dollar led to increased demand for the precious metal, resulting in prices rising to Rs.2,845 per gram on 19 July.
- Local demand was low due to the impact of GST as well as it being lean season for the metal, but prices still rose to Rs.2,869 per gram on 20 July.
- Increased demand from Asia coupled with poor stock market performance led to gold prices spiking to Rs.2,897 per gram on 21 July.
- Gold price in Coimbatore started to stabilise as the week drew to a close, resulting in gold ending the week trading at Rs.2,917 per gram on 23 July.
July 2017 - Week 4 (24th to 31st):
- Gold prices in Coimbatore followed a similar trend to that of India with the yellow metal trading at Rs.2,918 per gram on the 24th.
- Prices fell over the next couple days, hitting Rs.2,910 per gram on the 25th and then Rs.2,897 per gram on the 26th, as domestic demand from jewellers were subdued.
- Concerns over US President Donald Trump’s administration brought about an increase in prices on the 27th. Rates went up by Rs.23 to Rs.2,920 per gram as global demand increased.
- Gold rates fell marginally to Rs.2,913 per gram on the 28th but surged the next day as concerns over a North Korean stand-off forced the market into panic mode.
- The yellow metal was trading at Rs.2,926 per gram on the 29th and, as demand remained constant, didn’t see much of a change on the 30th.
- The last day of the week and month, however, saw gold rates drop by a small margin to end the day at Rs.2,925 per gram.
|June 1 Rate||Rs.2,977 per gram|
|June 30 Rate||Rs.2,962 per gram|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.3,030 per gram on 7 June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.2,942 per gram on 20 June|
June 2017 - Week 1 (1st-4th):
- Coimbatore saw gold prices gain start on a comparative high but fall on the second day of the week to pick back up again.
- The 1st of June saw gold trading at Rs.2,977 per gram which then went down to Rs.2,965 per gram due to an unusually buoyant dollar and low demand.
- However, prices went up to Rs.2,998 per gram on 3rd due to misgivings in the US political scene.
- Add to that, the US-EU axis was also strained which led to gold prices maintaining the price of Rs.2,998 per gram when the week came to an end.
June 2017 - Week 2 (5th - 11th)
- In Chennai’s neighbouring city, Coimbatore, gold prices ebbed and flowed throughout the week, owing to shaky demand.
- On the 5th, gold was priced at Rs.3,025 per gram and then went up to Rs.3,030 per gram on the 6th as US Labour Department’s Employment Report created quite a stir.
- The 7th was carried by the momentum from the 6th as prices went up by Rs.5 to reach Rs.3,030 per gram.
- It was consolidation time when the 8th began, and gold prices went down by Rs.18 to Rs.3,012 per gram.
- Prices went down on the 9th as well to Rs.2,987 per gram as demand kept tumbling.
- Gold prices went down to Rs.2,981 per gram on the 10th and remained the same at the end of the week.
June 2017 - Week 3 (12th-18th)
- Due to a number of fluctuations in the demand for this precious metal, there were a lot of variations noted in the rate of gold during the third week of June, in Coimbatore.
- On the first day of the week, gold was priced at Rs.2,983 per gram and fell the next day to be priced at Rs.2,967 per gram.
- There was a marginal recovery noted in the price of gold the next day with this metal trading at Rs.2,973 per gram.
- However, as the demand for this metal fell, the rate of gold reduced as well.
- There were also issues regarding banks’ import of bullion due to lack of clarity on GST which in turn had an impact on the rate of gold.
- On the 16th of June, gold was priced at Rs.2,954 per gram and increased by Re.1 on the last day of the week to trade at Rs.2,955 per gram.
June 2017 - Week 4 (19 to 25)
- Fluctuations in the price of gold during the week were recorded as a result of the fluctuating U.S. Dollar as well as the unstable stock markets.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,949 per gram on 19 June after which prices fell marginally due to a decrease in demand.
- Prices soon recovered, with gold trading at Rs.2,958 per gram on 22 June as demand from jewellers increased due to an increase in consumer demand.
- Local demand spiked due to a poor run by the stock markets and led to a rise in demand for gold, which traded at Rs.2,965 per gram on 23 June.
- As the week drew to an end, prices were more or less stable due to a near constant demand from industry as well as jewellers.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,964 per gram on 25 June, recording an increase of Rs.15 over the course of the week.
June ’17 – Week 5 (26 to 30)
- Gold prices in Coimbatore saw marginal losses over the course of the last week of June but the increased demand by jewellers helped mitigate some of the losses.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,977 per gram on 26 June as the U.S. Dollar opened weaker than expected, which increased demand for the yellow metal across global markets.
- Prices fell sharply the subsequent day, trading at Rs.2,957 per gram on 27 June due to a reduction in overseas demand which led to domestic trade volumes also being affected.
- A higher U.S. Dollar took some sheen off the precious metal but higher demand from retail customers as well as jewellers before the imposition of the GST regime led to prices recovering marginally.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,970 per gram on 28 June but fell as the month came to an end as international demand was poor.
- Gold ended the month trading at Rs.2,962 per gram on 30 June.
|May 1st Rate||Rs.2,984 per gram|
|May 31st Rate||Rs.2,968 per gram|
|Highest Rate in May||Rs.2,984 per gram on 1st May|
|Lowest Rate in May||Rs.2,889 per gram on 11th May|
May 2017 - Week 1 (1st-7th)
- Due to variations in the demand for gold, the rate of this precious metal kept varying throughout the first week of the month in Coimbatore.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,984 per gram on the 1st of May and decreased marginally the next day to trade at Rs.2,952 per gram.
- Due to a fall in demand in international markets as well as a rise in the value of the U.S.Dollar, the rate of gold declined further as the week progressed.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,947 per gram on the 3rd of May and decreased even further to trade at Rs.2,922 per gram on the 4th of May.
- On the 5th of May, gold rate reduced even further to trade at Rs.2,908 per gram.
- As the demand for this metal plunged even further, gold closed at Rs.2,899 per gram on the 7th of May.
May 2017 – Week 2 (8th -14th)
- Coimbatore gold prices rose marginally as the week began before dropping due to a decline in demand brought about by geopolitical factors as well as a steadily strengthening U.S. Dollar.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,896 per gram on 8th May as demand was relatively stable following a surge in price the previous week.
- In a departure from prevalent trends, gold rose to Rs.2,904 per gram on 9th May before prices fell due to a decline in demand as investors moved away from gold investments.
- Markets rallied and the U.S. Dollar also gained on global currencies, which led to a drop in overall demand for gold.
- The week ended with gold trading at Rs.2,891 per gram on 14th May, recording a decline in price of Rs.5 during the week.
May 2017 - Week 3 (15th - 21st)
- When trading started for the week of 15th, gold was priced at Rs.2,888 per gram, which rose over the next few days due to Brexit concerns.
- On 16th, gold rates increased to Rs.2,894 per gram before going up again to Rs.2,910 per gram.
- The 18th saw one of the biggest increase in gold rates as they reached Rs.2,958 per gram amidst news of Donald Trump’s interference in a federal investigation.
- However, after the brexit woes were dealt with, gold rates seemed to consolidate as they went to Rs.2,954 per gram on the 19th.
- For the next days, i.e., the 20th and the 21st, gold rates remained unchanged at Rs.2,954 per gram.
May 2017 – Week 4 (22nd - 28th)
- On the 22nd of May in Coimbatore, this yellow metal was priced at Rs.2,956 per gram due to relatively low demand from domestic markets.
- The price of gold rose slightly on the 23rd to Rs.2,971 per gram. It is interesting to know that, investors largely remained on the sidelines despite the Manchester blasts and hence there was no visible impact on the price of this metal.
- Gold rate reduced again to trade at Rs.2,956 per gram on the 24th of the month as a result of falling demand. This rate was noted on the 25th of the month as well.
- On the 26th of May, gold traded at Rs.2,969 per gram which was a slight increase in the rate before further rising to be priced at Rs.2,979 per gram on the 27th and 28th of May.
May ’17 – Week 5 (29th to 31st)
- The price of gold in Coimbatore was on the decline in the last week of May, continuing a trend seen in the previous week.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,977 per gram on 29th May as demand was muted due to stable stock markets across the globe, which reduced demand for the safe-haven asset.
- Prices rose marginally to trade at Rs.2,979 per gram on 30th May as demand increased due to a minor surge in demand from industry.
- Prices fell as the month ended, with gold trading at Rs.2,968 per gram on 31st, registering a decline of 0.53% over the course of May.
|April 1st Rate||Rs.2,956 per gram|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.2,984 per gram|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.3,035 per gram on the 22nd and 23rd of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.2,954 per gram from the 8th and 9th of April|
April 2017 - Week 1 (1st-9th)
- The rate of gold in Coimbatore was quite high during the beginning of the first week of April but steadily declined thereafter.
- Gold rate in Coimbatore was Rs.2,956 per gram on the 1st of the month and stayed stable at this rate until the 3rd of April due to steady demand from jewellers.
- Due to increased demand, the price of gold rose to Rs.2,987 per gram before decreasing the next day to trade at Rs.2,974 per gram.
- The price of gold continued to decline over the next few days due to decreased offtake of this metal. Gold traded at Rs.2,970 per gram on the 7th of April.
- Rates fell again to trade at Rs.2,954 per gram on the 8th of April and stayed steady at this rate until the end of the first week of April.
April 2017 - Week 2 (10th-16th)
- On 10th, gold was trading at Rs.2,956 per gram in Coimbatore which went up to Rs.3,001 within on 12th.
- When trading began on 13th, prices seemed to go up again as domestic and international demand rallied to bring prices up to Rs.3,018 per gram.
- Gold rate in Coimbatore went up the 14th as well as the metal was seen trading at Rs.3,028 per gram.
- When the week came to an end, gold trading prices were holding at Rs.3,040 per gram.
April 2017 - Week 3 (17th-23rd)
- A number of fluctuations were noted in the price of gold during the third week of April in Coimbatore.
- Gold was priced at Rs.3,033 per gram on the 17th of April due to slightly low demand for this metal. However, on the 18th of April, the gold rate in Coimbatore reduced even more due to a fall in the demand to trade at Rs.3,026 per gram.
- On the 19th of April, a slight increase in the value of the U.S.Dollar resulted in a fall in the price of the metal. Gold was priced at Rs.3,022 per gram and reduced even more the next day to trade at a weekly low amount of Rs.3,018 per gram.
- As the week progressed, the price of gold started to slowly recover trading at Rs.3,022 per gram on the 21st of April.
- On the last two days of the week, gold was priced at Rs.3,035 per gram due to increased and steady demand for this metal.
April 2017 - Week 4 (24th-30th)
- There were a number of fluctuations noted in the rate of gold in Coimbatore during the final week of April due to market conditions.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,998 per gram on the 24th of April due to reduced demand for this precious metal from domestic markets. This rate was also seen the next day.
- As the value of the dollar went up, the price of gold fell as well to trade at Rs.2,973 per gram on the 26th of April and reduced even further the next day to trade at Rs.2,962 per gram.
- A marginal recovery was noted in the price of gold thereafter, however there were variations noted in the rate of this metal due to geopolitical factors.
- On the last day of the month, gold was priced at Rs.2,984 per gram due to a fall in the demand for this metal.
|March 1st Rate||Rs.2,994 per gram|
|March 31st Rate||Rs.2,942 per gram|
|Highest Rate in March||Rs.2,994 per gram on 1st March|
|Lowest Rate in March||Rs.2,906 per gram on 15th March|
March 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 4th):
- In Coimbatore, gold rates saw some brief fluctuations.
- The 1st saw gold trading at Rs.2,994 per gram which then decreased to Rs.2,992 per gram.
- On 3rd, gold prices saw quite a significant drop to reach Rs.2,961 per gram - a decrease of Rs.33 per gram.
- The week ended with the yellow metal trading at Rs.2,972 per gram, thanks to an increase in demand.
March 2017 - Week 2 (5th - 11th):
- Gold rates in Coimbatore didn’t deflect much from that of its neighbouring city Chennai.
- The week began on 5th with gold priced at Rs.2,972 per gram which went down to Rs.2,971 per gram.
- On 7th, gold rates slipped up by Rs.27 to reach Rs.2944 per gram and went down again to Rs.2,931 per gram on 9th.
- Rates seemed to pick up on 10th to hit Rs.2,951 per gram but went down during the next day to trade at Rs.2,931 per gram.
- Gold prices picked up on the last day of the week for the metal to trade at Rs.2,945 per gram.
March 2017 - Week 3 (12th-18th):
- Gold traded at a high rate during the beginning of the third week of March in Coimbatore but reduced as the week progressed.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,947 per gram on 13th March and reduced to Rs.2,929 per gram on 14th March due to a fall in the demand for this precious metal.
- Rate of this precious metal continued to plummet as gold traded at Rs.2,906 per gram on 15th March in spite of global prices rising due to higher demand.
- The rate of gold recovered slightly to trade at Rs.2,931 per gram on 16th March as domestic demand recovered. A drop in the U.S. Dollar led to demand rising as gold traded at Rs.2,935 per gram on 17th March.
- Rates increased for the rest of the week, trading at Rs.2,940 per gram on 18th March.
March 2017 - Week 4 (19th-25th):
- Gold rate trends in Coimbatore remained the same as it was in neighbouring city Chennai.
- On 20th, gold was priced at Rs.2,941 per gram but went down due to slight lack of demand on 21st to Rs.2,933 per gram.
- Rates increased significantly by Rs.44 per gram on 22nd as gold prices rallied after a short decline from the previous day.
- When business began on 23rd, gold prices went down slightly to trade at Rs.2,973 per gram and went down again on 24th to Rs.2,965 per gram as the US dollar strengthened.
- Rates remained the same over the last two days of week 4 at Rs.2,964 and continued at the same rate when the week ended.
March 2017- Week 5 (26th-31st):
- In Coimbatore gold rates saw a decreasing demand as demand wasn’t as good.
- Gold was trading at Rs.2,979 per gram on 27th before going down to Rs.2,974 per gram on 28th.
- On 29th, gold rate in Coimbatore went down again to Rs.2,962 per gram as local demand didn’t pick up despite a growing trend in the international market.
- When business day ended on 30th, gold prices had gone down to Rs.2,960 per gram as demand failed to pick up.
- When the last week of March came to an end, gold was trading at Rs.2,942 per gram.
|February 1st Rate||Rs.2,957 per gram|
|February 28th Rate||Rs.3,001 per gram|
|Highest Rate in February||Rs.3,014 per gram on 25th & 26th February|
|Lowest Rate in February||Rs.2,940 per gram on 3rd February|
February 2017 - Week 1 (1st-4th):
- When the week began on 1st, gold was trading at Rs.2,957 per gram and continued at the same rate on 2nd as well.
- As global demand fell slightly amidst strengthening dollar, gold prices fell to Rs.2,940 per gram on 3rd.
- The 4th saw prices increase slightly to end the first week of February at Rs.2,944 per gram.
February 2017 - Week 2 (5th-11th)
- While demand was high at the beginning of the week, prices dropped towards the end of the week due to fluctuations in demand.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,944 per gram on 5th February as retail demand was strong and industrial demand also rose.
- Prices rose to Rs.2,954 per gram on 6th February, an increase of Rs.10 per gram as markets appeared to be losing steam due to ambiguities over the immigration ban imposed in the United States.
- Gold continued to trade high on strong demand from investors, reaching Rs.2,989 per gram on 8th February.
- Prices dipped as the week ended, with gold trading at Rs.2,946 per gram on 10th February, the price falling by Rs.43 per gram.
- Gold ended the week trading at Rs.2,964 per gram on 11th February, an overall increase of Rs.20 per gram.
February 2017 - Week 3 (12th-18th)
- Demand for gold was steady during the week, with gold trading at Rs.2,964 per gram on 12th February.
- Gold prices fell to Rs.2,959 per gram on 13th February as demand from the industrial sector dropped and the U.S. Dollar rose, reducing demand.
- Prices dropped to Rs.2,953 per gram on 14th February as retail demand was also muted domestically, in spite of demand rising overseas.
- Gold fell to a weekly low of Rs.2,947 per gram on 15th February before rising to Rs.2,980 per gram on 16th February.
- Prices continued to rise as the week ended, with gold trading at Rs.2,990 per gram on 17th February.
- Prices dropped to Rs.2,980 per gram on 18th February, registering a rise on price of Rs.16 per gram.
February 2017 - Weeks 4 & 5 (19th-28th)
- Gold prices were more or less steady in Coimbatore during the week, trading at Rs.2,980 per gram on 19th February.
- Prices dipped due to a drop in industrial demand, trading at Rs.2,976 per gram on 20th & 21st February.
- Gold fell further to Rs.2,967 per gram on 21st February before recovering to trade at Rs.2,977 per gram on 22nd February.
- Prices rose to Rs.3,000 per gram on 24th February as U.S. markets dropped sharply and currencies also fell.
- Prices reached a monthly high of Rs.3,014 per gram on 25th & 26th February.
- Prices fell as the month ended, trading at Rs.3,001 per gram on 28th February to record a weekly increase of Rs.21 per gram and a monthly increase of 1.48%.
|January 1st Rate||Rs.2,821 per gram|
|January 31st Rate||Rs.2,957 per gram|
|Highest Rate in January||Rs.2,974 per gram on 24th January|
|Lowest Rate in January||Rs.2,821 per gram on 1st & 2nd January|
January 2017 - Week 1 (1st to 7th)
- Courtesy of the new year, gold prices were on a high for much of the week.
- On the first day of the week and year, gold traded at Rs.2,821 per gram.
- Over the 2nd and 3rd, gold prices remained the same, which increased by Rs.7 to trade at Rs.2,828 per gram.
- When the business day began on the 4th, gold prices had increased considerably by Rs.29 to trade at Rs.2,857 per gram.
- The next day on the 5th saw prices again increase to trade at Rs.2,869 per gram.
- At the end of the week on the 7th, gold rates increased further more to trade at Rs.2,872 per gram.
January 2017 - Week 2 (8th to 15th)
- Demand for gold was high as markets were unstable and consumer sentiment was positive.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,872 per gram on 8th January, the price remaining unchanged from the previous week.
- Prices rose marginally to trade at Rs.2,878 per gram on 9th January as demand increased gradually.
- Gold prices increased by Rs.17 per gram to trade at Rs.2,895 per gram on 10th January as the U.S. Dollar fell slightly over concerns of a shaky start to the Trump presidency.
- Trading in gold continued to see a rise as the metal was valued at Rs.2,914 per gram on 11th January, an increase of Rs.19 per gram.
- Prices kept rising marginally as the week progressed, with gold trading at Rs.2,935 per gram on 12th January as domestic demand rose significantly.
- The week ended with gold trading at Rs.2,941 per gram on 15th January, marking an increase in price of Rs.69 for the week.
January 2017 - Week 3 (15th to 21st):
- There were quite a few fluctuations to be witnessed in Coimbatore during the third week of January.
- On 15th, gold was seen trading at Rs.2,941 per gram, which increased to Rs.2,955 per gram on 16th.
- The 17th saw prices increase yet again to end the business day at Rs.2,971 per gram.
- Business slowed down on 18th as prices increased by just Rs.2 to hit Rs.2,971 per gram.
- On 19th, prices fell significantly by Rs.20 which led to gold trading at Rs.2,951 per gram before continuing at the same rate on the 20th.
- The last day of the week saw gold prices get back up slightly for the metal to trade at Rs.2,962 per gram.
January 2017- Weeks 4 & 5 (22nd to 31st)
- Gold prices in Coimbatore followed the trend across the country, registering an increase in price as the week began but falling towards the end of the week.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,962 per gram on 22nd January, with prices rising to Rs.2,974 per gram on 24th January due to higher demand from overseas markets.
- Prices fell to Rs.2,951 per gram on 25th January as demand from Asia fell as gold purchases fell before Lunar New Year.
- Domestic demand also declined, resulting in gold trading at Rs.2,911 per gram on 27th January.
- Prices recovered to close at Rs.2,957 per gram on 31st January.
Gold has been considered a safe investment as it negate any rise in inflation. One can choose to invest in any of the following gold options in Coimbatore.
Jewelry – The love for jewelry among Indians is well known and jewelry constitutes the major portion of gold investments in Coimbatore. Jewelry can be sold or exchanged for good rates, making it an investment for all seasons.
Gold Bullion Bars – Gold bullion bars are an ideal investment option for those who can afford them. These bars can weigh up to 1 kg each and are highly desired across the world. With 99.5% purity these bars can be perfect for those who wish to invest in a commodity which has no risk.
Gold Bullion Coins – Gold coins are today considered the safest and smartest investment in gold. People in Coimbatore prefer buying gold coins rather than jewelry as there is no wastage or making charge involved with gold coins. They are easy to liquidate and can offer instant money when the need arises.
Gold Accumulation Plan – This new investment method revolves around people depositing small amounts of money into an account on a monthly basis. After a specified period the investor can choose from gold bars/coins or jewelry, as per the needs.
Allocated Gold Accounts – This plan is perfect for those who wish to own gold but do not want to keep it with them. Investing in gold account ensures that banks keep the gold safe and secure and the owner can access the gold when need be.
24 karat gold – The current rate of 1 gram of 24 karat gold in Coimbatore is Rs 2715 (as of June 15, 2015). The rate has remained constant over the last few months, averaging at around Rs 2700 per gram.
22 karat gold – The cost of 1 gram 22 karat gold is approximately Rs 2540 as of June 15, 2015. The cost of 22 karat gold has hovered around the Rs 2550 mark, indicating a stability in costs, making it an opportune time to invest in gold.
Coimbatore is home to most of the well-established gold dealers and jewellers, some of the major ones being Malabar Gold, Kalyan Jewellers, Josco Jewellers, Karpagam Jewellers and Joyalukkas. Residents can also find smaller gold dealers across the city, with each one catering to specific needs.
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