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Home to one of the biggest banana plantations in the world, the city of Jalgaon was quick to embrace the development and growth offered by planned industrialisation. Modern Jalgaon has excellent educational institutions and hospitals, and a fast expanding residential suburb – the result of a rising construction boom in the city. All this growth and development has led to the residents of this city viewing gold in a way their ancestors didn’t – as an investment instead of just as jewellery or as a measure of success and prosperity.
Gold jewellers in Jalgaon are highly sought after for their skill, and people from all over the country prefer purchasing gold from the generations-old jewellers and jewellery shops in Jalgaon, despite the slightly higher prices.
Gold rate in Jalgaon
The base gold rate fluctuates and varies from time to time based on many factors like international market trends, interest rate fluctuations from international Reserve banks, etc. The base price of gold also depends on the purity of the gold in question.
24 karat gold: The most pure form of gold that can be physically traded is 24 karat gold of 99.9% purity. Since completely pure gold of this karat rating is usually brittle and soft, it isn’t preferred by jewellers for their craft. This type of gold is usually traded as bullion or coins, and held as investments to gain value over time. It is the most valuable form of gold that can be commercially traded on a large scale. Currently, the price for 10 grams of 24 karat gold in Jalgaon is Rs.29,760 (as on 11th March, 2016). Over the last week, the gold rate has risen and dipped marginally, as it was Rs.29,500 on the 2nd of March, Rs.29,900 on the 5th, and dipped down to Rs.29,690 on the 10th before settling at Rs.29,760 on the 11th.
22 karat gold: This is the most valuable gold that’s used for making jewellery, etc. This grade of gold has a lower purity rating, as it is purposefully mixed with other metals and “impurities” to increase its strength and make it useful for crafting jewellery, etc. Goldsmiths and jewellers, etc. use 22 karat, 18 karat and 14 karat gold for making jewellery, but 22 karat is the highest in value among these and the most beautiful to behold in the form of ornate jewellery. Currently, the price for 10 grams of 22 karat gold in Jalgaon is Rs.27,820 (as on 11th March, 2016).
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for January 2017 to March 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,884 per gram||Rs.2,985 per gram||Rs.3,054 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,985 per gram||Rs.3,054 per gram||Rs.3,011 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.2,997 per gram from 16th to 27th January||Rs.3,054 per gram from 24th to 28th February||Rs.3,054 per gram on 1st and 2nd March|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,884 per gram on 1st & 3rd January||Rs.2,985 per gram on 1st February||Rs.2,968 per gram on 15th of March|
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for January 2017:
- In Maharashtrian city of Jalgaon, January gold prices went up as demand for the metal kept increasing.
- After a disappointing three months, which were marred by the effects of demonetisation, gold prices rose significantly in January.
- The rise is demand was due to a volatile US market, which was brought about by US’ monetary policies.
- When the month began on 1st, gold was priced at Rs.2,884 per gram which increased over the next few days.
- From 16th to 27th, gold prices remained unchanged at Rs.2,997 per gram, which also happened to be the highest gold rate for the entire month.
- Price trends saw an inclined growth in January at a rate of 3.50% as demand rose.
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for February 2017:
- Despite the gold price trend maintaining on a positive growth, prices still were considerably lower to that of January.
- The month began with gold selling at Rs.2,985 per gram and increased significantly as days went by.
- This was the month when Donald Trump took a number of executive decisions as US President, which resulted in markets turning volatile.
- When President Trump’s travel ban was halted by a court, gold prices seemed to pick up to Rs.3,054 per gram, which happened towards the end of the month.
- February came to an end with gold rates holding at Rs.3,054 per gram - the highest gold rate for the entire quarter.
- Bullion price trends changed at a rate of 2.33% for the month of February.
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for March 2017:
- Compared to the previous two months, gold prices endured an off-month in March as prices seemed to fall.
- Most of the fluctuations and the subsequent fall could be attributed to the US Federal Reserve rate hike, which increased the value of the dollar.
- As bullion is traded in dollar, an increasing dollar price meant an increase in gold prices, which then led to low demand.
- When trading began for March, gold was selling at Rs.3,054 per gram and hit the lowest on 15th to Rs.2,968 per gram as demand began to fall.
- By the end of the month,however, prices rallied to end at Rs.3,011 per gram.
- The last month of Q1 2017 saw gold prices decline at a rate of 1.40%
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for October 2016 to December 2016 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,249 per gram||Rs.3,168 per gram||Rs.2,938 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,168 per gram||Rs.2,975 per gram||Rs.2,884 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,249 per gram on 1st & 2nd October||Rs.3,247 per gram on 11th & 12th November||Rs.2,938 per gram from 1st-7th December|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,133 per gram from 14th-19th October||Rs.2,949 per gram from 25th-27th November||Rs.2,810 per gram from 22nd-26th December|
Gold Rate Trend for Jalgaon in October 2016
- The price of gold in Jalgaon was high as the month began, trading at Rs.3,249 per gram as demand from the industrial sector was high.
- Demand fell due to decreasing demand from overseas as well as declining demand from jewellers, resulting in gold trading at Rs.3,135 per gram on 10th October.
- Prices were relatively stable, though they declined during the course of the month due to steady markets and high performing global currencies.
- Prices recovered marginally due to market fluctuations, trading at Rs.3,154 per gram on 20th October, but prices soon fell as demand dipped on poor industrial offtake.
- Gold ended the month trading at Rs.3,168 per gram on 31st October, registering a 2.49% fall in value.
Gold Rate Trend for Jabalpur in November 2016
- The price of gold in November reflected the trend in the rest of the country, as prices continued to fall gradually due to declining demand.
- Gold traded at Rs.3,168 per gram on 1st November amid steady demand before prices rose due to instability following the surprise victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election.
- The demonetisation announcement led to markets tumbling in India, which led to a surge in demand for gold, as the metal traded at Rs.3,247 per gram on 12th November.
- Prices dipped as markets recovered globally, resulting in declining industrial demand and lower retail demand due to a currency shortage in India.
- Gold ended the month trading at Rs.2,975 per gram, registering an overall loss in value of over 6%.
Gold Rate Trend for Jabalpur in December 2016
- Prices in December did not improve as the holiday season saw demand for gold fall further.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,938 per gram on 1st December, with prices remaining constant for the rest of the week.
- Prices fell as demand began to decrease due to stable markets, as investors put their capital into other assets.
- The week before Christmas saw gold prices fall to record lows, trading at Rs.2,810 per gram as demand for gold dropped sharply.
- Prices recovered marginally towards the end of the month as fears of a slowdown in Asia led markets to falter.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,884 per gram on 31st December, recording a loss in value of 1.83%.
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for July 2016 to September 2016 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,112 per gram||Rs.3,249 per gram||Rs.3,212 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,249 per gram||Rs.3,225 per gram||Rs.3,279 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,249 per gram on 31st July||Rs.3,283 per gram on 18th August||Rs.3,285 per gram from 23rd to 26th September|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,112 per gram on 1st July||Rs.3,226 per gram from 6th August to 9th August||Rs.3,212 per gram on 1st and 2nd September|
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in July 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.3,112 per gram on 1st July, which was also the lowest recorded rate in the month.
- Prices increased by Rs.70 on the 2nd of July to settle at Rs.3,182 for the next three days, after which they fluctuated until the end of the second week.
- Prices gained stability at Rs.3.226 between the 11th and 15th, followed by an increase which saw prices remain unchanged at Rs.3,234 until the 18th of the month.
- Rates then declined marginally and settled at Rs.3,223 between the 22nd and 30th of July, and the precious metal closed the month at Rs.3,249 thanks to a rise on the last day of trading, which also made it the highest recorded rate in July.
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in August 2016
- The rate of gold per gram on the 1st of August was recorded at Rs.3,249 and prices remained unchanged for another day.
- Fluctuations over the next few days saw prices drop and settle at Rs.3,226 between the 6th and 9th of August, marking the lowest recorded rate in the month.
- Domestic demand was stable as jewellers and retailers increased their offtake for the festive season, leading to a consistent increase in rates until the 23rd.
- Prices then started to fall until the end of August and the yellow metal closed the month at Rs.3,225 per gram.
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in September 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.3,212 per gram on 1st and 2nd September, which was the lowest rate for the month.
- The highlight for this month was that the interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve was put on hold as the U.S. presidential elections were too close.
- Prices remained stable from the 3rd of September to the 12th at Rs.3,229 after which an increase saw rates rise to Rs.3,246 and remain stable until the 15th of the month.
- Prices declined marginally and remained stable at Rs.3,231 until the 19th, after which consistent rises saw them settle at Rs.3,285 between the 23rd and 26th – the highest recorded rate during the month.
- Prices then declined and remained stable for the last four days of the month to close September at Rs.3,279 per gram.
Gold Rate Trend in Jalgaon for April 2016 to June 2016 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs. 2,989 per gram||Rs. 3,154 per gram||Rs.3,038 per gram|
|Last day||Rs. 3,154 per gram||Rs. 3,003 per gram||Rs.3,112 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs. 3,154 per gram on 31st of April||Rs. 3,155 per gram on 7th to 11th of May||Rs.3,192 per gram on 27th June|
|Lowest price||Rs. 2,989 per gram on 1st to 11th April||Rs. 3,003 per gram on the 30th and 31st of May||Rs.3,015 per gram on 3rd June|
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in April 2016
- For the first eleven days of April, Gold traded at Rs. 2,989, the lowest of the month.
- Prices increased steadily but declined again on 23rd April to 28th April.
- It then rose to Rs. 3,154 marking a 5.52% increase in the prices for the month.
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in May 2016
- Gold rates started at Rs. 3,154 on the 1st of May.
- It dipped slightly but picked up again on May 7th at Rs. 3,155. It stayed constant till May 11th and declined again.
- There were fluctuations in the gold prices in May every few days, but the rates declined by the end of the month.
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in June 2016
- Price of gold fluctuated throughout the month of June in Jalgaon with rates increasing towards the end of the month.
- Gold opened at Rs.3,038 per gram on the 1st and declined on the 3rd to the lowest rate of the month.
- Britain’s exit from the European Union contributed to an increase in prices as investors rushed to purchase this precious metal after this event.
- A rise of 7.37% was noted in the rate of gold towards the end of the month as compared to the beginning.
|1st day||Rs. 2,436 per gram||Rs. 2,775 per gram||Rs. 3,068 per gram|
|Last day||Rs. 2,599 per gram||Rs. 3,068 per gram||Rs. 2,989 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs. 2,612 per gram on January 27th and 28th||Rs. 3,068 per gram on February 27th – 29th||Rs. 3,093 per gram from March 12th to 17th|
|Lowest price||Rs. 2,436 per gram from January 1st - 3rd||Rs. 2,755 per gram on February 1st and 2nd||Rs. 2,989 per gram on March 22nd – 31st|
|Change||+ 6.69%||+ 10.55%||- 2.57%|
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in January 2016
- Gold traded at Rs. 2,436 per gram on the 1st of January and remained the same for the next three days
- Gold hit the highest rate for January on 27th at Rs. 2,612 per gram.
- However, it declined again and gold traded at Rs. 2,599 per gram at the end of the month
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in February 2016
- Gold remained unchanged at Rs. 2,755 per gram on 1st and 2nd of February as a result of no changes in demand.
- Gold shot up to Rs. 3,068 per gram on the 27thof February and remained constant till the end of the month.
- The month of February witnessed a steady incline in the gold rates starting at Rs. 2,755 and ending at Rs. 3,068.
Gold Rate Trend of Jalgaon in March 2016
- Gold rates remained at Rs. 3068 per gram from the beginning of the month till the 11th of March.
- This was followed by a rise in prices recording its highest for the month between 12th March to 17th March at Rs. 3,093.
- It then dropped by Rs. 60 for the next four days and continued the declining trend ending the month at Rs. 2,989.
Investment avenues for gold in Jalgaon
Investments in gold can be made in many different ways, the two most common are listed as under:
Market traded gold: Gold that’s traded in the form of E-gold or Gold ETFs rarely involves the investor making any physical contact with real gold, but instead allows him/her to trade representative certificates that are assigned to gold that’s stored in a secure location. These transactions are perfect for those diligent few who wish to profit off the fluctuating gold market, by buying low and selling high, or simply holding on to the gold itself. There is no risk of the physical gold being stolen in these cases, and E-gold and ETF transactions are highly secured online with the best encryption. The Mumbai Stock Exchange facilitates trading in Gold ETFs, and the National Spot Exchange allows investors to trade and hold E-gold.
Traditional physical gold: The old-fashioned way to buy gold – over the counter from a bank or a jeweller is more prominent in Jalgaon. Physical gold is rarely traded as a commodity, but instead bought and stored to be used on auspicious occasions or weddings, and as a determinant of the prosperity and wealth of the person holding the gold. Jalgaon jewellery shops are massive and very well appointed, made not only to cater to the residents of Jalgaon, but to the entire country – as the city attracts many people who wish to purchase gold ornaments made in a very specific style.
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