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One of the oldest cities in India, and the base for a lot of freedom movements against the British since the 1850s, Meerut has now grown to become the largest manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods and musical instruments in the country. A city mentioned in countless mythological tales and steeped in the magic of pre-history, Meerut has also been the destination for a number of archaeological digs which found settlements dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization.
The people residing in Meerut have a greater affinity for gold than most other Indians, as tales of the inherent value of gold and its rarity have been passed down generations, and a large amount of the gold here is in the form of family heirlooms and ancient gold artefacts.
Residents of Meerut are moving towards a more progressive approach to buying gold for various reasons now, however, as gold is being viewed more as an investment that can generate long term returns, rather than just as ornamentation or jewellery.
Gold rate in Meerut
The price for gold varies depending on a number of factors – purity, workmanship, hallmarking, international price trends, etc.
24 karat gold: The purest form of gold that can be bought is 24 karat gold of 99.9% purity. While the purest of gold in this form is brittle and soft, and unfit for use by jewellers and goldsmiths, it is still the most expensive form of gold. Gold in this form is usually bought as bullion, or coins, which are held as investments and for value appreciation. Currently, the price for 10 grams of 24 karat gold in Meerut is Rs.29,800 (as on the 14th of March, 2016). The price for gold in Meerut has risen and fallen marginally in tune with international trends – at Rs.29,900 on the 5th of March, down to Rs.29,690 on the 9th, and eventually rising slowly to hit Rs.29,800 on the 13th, and holding steady at that rate till the 14th.
22 karat gold: This form of gold usually has a purity level of 91.6%, with impurities in the form of alloys being purposely mixed with the gold in order to reduce its brittleness and make it stronger (and more useful for goldsmiths and jewellers). 22 karat gold is the most valuable gold used to make jewellery, compared to its 18 karat and 14 karat alternatives. Currently, the price for 10 grams of 22 karat gold in Meerut is Rs.27,830. At a rate of almost Rs.200 less per gram, first time investors and families invest in this gold in the form of jewellery for weddings and auspicious occasions. This type of gold is usually held longer, and sold many years after it has been purchased – the gold is used in the meantime as jewellery. The cost for 22 karat gold in Meerut has followed the same international trends that affected the price for 24 karat gold, and has risen and fallen in the same proportion.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for October 2017 to December 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,063 per gram||Rs.3,006 per gram||Rs.3,016 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,026 per gram||Rs.3,026 per gram||Rs.3,020 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,072 per gram from 12 to 16 October||Rs.3,060 per gram from 18 to 20 November||Rs.3,036 per gram from 2 to 4 December|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,026 per gram on 27, 30 and 31 October||Rs.3,006 per gram on 1 November||Rs.2,910 per gram on 11 to 13 December|
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for July 2017 to September 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,992 per gram||Rs.2,960 per gram||Rs.3,024 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,950 per gram||Rs.2,999 per gram||Rs.3,063 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.2,992 per gram on 1 & 2 July||Rs.3,017 per gram on 28 August||Rs.3,130 per gram on 8 September|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,843 per gram on 12 & 13 July||Rs.2,930 per gram on 3 & 6 August||Rs.3,024 per gram on 1 September|
Gold rate trend for Meerut in July 2017
- Demand for gold was on the decrease at the start of July due to a sharp decline in orders from local jewellers and retailers.
- Gold opened the month trading at Rs.2,992 per gram on 1 July before prices fell to Rs.2,942 per gram from 4-6 July.
- Demand continued to be poor, with prices dropping to Rs.2,843 per gram on 12 & 13 July on account of a strong rally in global markets.
- The yellow metal traded low towards the middle of the month as demand from overseas markets, especially China was on the decline.
- Gold prices in Meerut rose to Rs.2,883 per gram on 20 July after the possibility of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve was quashed, increasing reliance on bullion.
- Prices dropped towards the end of the month as markets rallied and the U.S. dollar was stable in spite of geopolitical tensions in the Korean peninsula and the United States.
- Gold ended the month trading at Rs.2,950 per gram on 31 July and registered a loss of 1.40%.
Gold rate trend in Meerut in August 2017
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,960 per gram on 1 August as demand was still poor following the introduction of the new taxation regime.
- Gold prices in Meerut fell in the initial few weeks due to poor local demand and a reduction in overseas demand due to fewer orders from Asia, with gold prices at Rs.2,934 per gram on 8 August.
- Demand jumped to Rs.2,999 per gram on 11 August as the threat of nuclear aggression by North Korea led to higher volumes of trading in gold.
- Prices remained high for a few weeks as international demand also saw a revival, boosted by poor market performance.
- On the 28th, the bullion prices surged to Rs.3,017 per gram as the US economy crashed with Hurricane Harvey taking its toll on the US coast. This was also the highest recorded monthly figure in Meerut.
- The month ended with the yellow metal trading at Rs.2,999 per gram as demand declined towards the end of the month.
Gold rate trend in Meerut for September 2017
- When trading commenced in Meerut, gold was priced at Rs.3,024 per gram on the 1st.
- Prices surged to Rs.3,130 per gram on the 8th, as global demand for safe-haven assets like gold skyrocketed after North Korea announced their powerful two-stage thermonuclear weapon to the world.
- The strengthening of the US dollar over the next few days resulted in gold prices dropping to Rs.3,056 per gram on the 19th.
- However, gold rates in Meerut surged as the dollar dipped with the US-North Korean relations escalating. This led to prices rising to Rs.3,078 per gram the next day.
- The imminent arrival of Dussehra pushed local demand higher for the precious metal, and gold was trading at Rs.3,110 per gram on the 26th.
- Global demand declined with the possibility of a new Fed rate hike over the next few days. This led to gold trading lower at Rs.3,063 per gram on the last day.
- Gold rates in Meerut rose by 1.27% during the month, owing to an increased global demand coupled with positive global trends.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for April 2017 to June 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,991 per gram||Rs.3,011 per gram||Rs.3,012 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,011 per gram||Rs.2,992 per gram||Rs.2,992 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,068 per gram on April 15 to 16||Rs.3,011 per gram from 1 to 2 May||Rs.3,057 per gram on 7 June|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,983 per gram from 8 to 10 April||Rs.2,918 per gram 11 to 15 May||Rs.2,982 per gram from 17 to 22 June|
Gold rate trend for Meerut in April
- Gold opened at the markets at Rs.2,991 per gram on the first day of the month. This was a slightly dull beginning for the precious yellow metal.
- The price remained the same for the next two days, influenced by US economic data results.
- On April 4, the price of gold in Meerut was Rs.3,003 per gram, an increase by Rs.12 from the earlier price of Rs.2,991 per gram.
- The price of the precious metal remained unchanged for the next few days until April 7. On the next day, the price dropped to Rs.2,983 per gram. The price was unchanged till April 10.
- From April 8 to 10, the price of gold dipped to its lowest in the whole month. Prices took a hit during this week due to an increase in the US dollar rate and other geopolitical tensions around the world.
- After recovering from the previous week’s blues, gold inched up again. The price of the yellow metal reached Rs.3,036 per gram on April 12 and further increased to Rs.3,047 per gram on April 14.
- The highest price in the month was Rs.3,068 per gram from April 15 to 16.
- As the rupee gained against the US dollar, the price of gold remained stable at Rs.3,057 per gram from April 17 to 21. This gave Indian buyers the opportunity to make purchases.
- Prices slumped again during the next few days due various political developments including the French Presidential election.
- The month came to an end on a high note as the price of gold saw an overall incline of 0.66%. The price of gold in Meerut on the last day of the month was Rs.3,011 per gram.
Gold rate trend for Meerut in May
- Gold traded on bullish note at the price of Rs.3,011 per gram on May 1. The price remained the same on May 2 too.
- The price of gold in Meerut decreased to Rs.2,982 per gram on May 3 as the US dollar gained, stocks surged and the demand for safe-haven assets also took a back seat.
- The price of gold went down continuously during the first week of May. The price plunged to Rs.2,952 per gram on May 4 and remained the same till May 7.
- As the euro strengthened due to the Presidential elections in France, the price of gold further fell to Rs.2,942 per gram.
- Prices remained low in the next few days. On May 10, the price of gold stood at Rs.2,928 per gram and it further fell to Rs.2,918 per gram on May 11. The price of gold remained unchanged till May 15.
- On May 16, gold climbed up hopefully, reaching a price of Rs.2,923 per gram and increasing again on the next day to Rs.2,991 per gram. This rise can be attributed to weak US manufacturing data.
- The price of gold in Meerut slumped again the next day to Rs.2,977 per gram due to a rise in the US dollar nad global political tensions surrounding the Donald Trump presidency. The price remained unchanged till May 25.
- On May 26, the price of the precious yellow metal increased again to Rs.2,992 per gram. This was because the US dollar rate fell and also due to US Federal Reserve developments.
- The price remained the same till the last day of the month due to various geopolitical tensions.
- Gold closed at Rs.2,992 per gram on May 31. There was an overall decline in the price of gold by -0.63%.
Gold rate trend for Meerut in June
- Gold opened in the market on the first day of the months at Rs.3,012 per gram. The price remained the same on the next day too.
- During the first week of June the price of gold continuously increased, reaching the highest price in the month on April 7. The price of gold on that day was Rs.3,057 per gram.
- This rise in price is due to the fall in the US dollar rate and a slump in Asian stock markets.
- The price of gold in Meeruton June 9 was Rs.3,017 per gram. On the next day, the price reached Rs.3,007 per gram, remaining unchanged till June 15.
- Post June 15, the price of the yellow metal went down because banks did not import gold. This was due to the developments preceding the roll out of GST.
- On June 20 the price of gold in Meerut fell to Rs.2,982 per gram. The price remained the same till June 22 as demand from local people and jewellers increased.
- The price of gold on June 30 was Rs.2,992 per gram. There was an overall decline by 0.66% during the course of the month.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for January 2017 to March 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,844 per gram||Rs.2,978 per gram||Rs.3,009 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,958 per gram||Rs.3,020 per gram||Rs.2,991 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.2,979 per gram on 24th and 25th of January||Rs.3,031 per gram from 25th February to||Rs.3,009 per gram on the 1st and 2nd of March|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,844 per gram from 1st January to 3rd February||Rs.2,957 per gram from 4th February to 6th February||Rs.2,950 per gram on 15th March|
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for January 2017:
- In Meerut, gold rates witnessed some upturn in sales after a disastrous last quarter of 2016.
- January began with gold selling at Rs.2,844 per gram, which increased to Rs.2,855 per gram on 5th and then to Rs.2,866 per gram by the 9th.
- As there was a sustained demand in the market, gold prices went up to Rs.2,888 per gram on 10th and went up as high as Rs.2,973 per gram on 18th.
- Though prices seemed to fall over the next few days, they picked up to reach the highest gold rate for the month of Rs.2,979 per gram on 23rd.
- By the end of the month, gold rates had trailed off slightly to end January at Rs.2,958 per gram.
- Overall, gold price trends changed at a rate of 4% for the month of January.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for February 2017:
- February, again, was a positive month for gold sales in Meerut as bullion trading commanded high prices for the second month in a row.
- On 1st February, gold was priced at Rs.2,978 per gram, which then fell slightly to Rs.2,957 per gram by the 6th as demand went down.
- As demand went up again, owing to Donald Trump’s new policies, gold rates hit Rs.2,999 per gram on 7th.
- After some drops and eventual gains, gold prices ended at Rs.3,004 per gram on 17th February.
- For the next week and so, gold prices fell to Rs.2,999 per gram before increasing to Rs.3,031 per gram on 25th.
- However, rates had fallen when the month ended to reach Rs.3,020 per gram.
- Gold rate trend was on an incline for the second month in a row as it went up by 1.41%.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for March 2017:
- After two consecutive months of increase, gold rates decreased in the month of March.
- Most of the changes during this month could be attributed to US Fed rate hike, which brought a momentary end to rising gold demand.
- On the 1st of March, gold was trading at Rs.3,009 per gram but dropped to Rs.2,990 per gram on 2nd.
- Gold rates went as low as Rs.2,977 per gram on 7th and by the 15th, they were down to Rs.2,950 per gram - the lowest rate for the entire month.
- Despite the drop, prices seemed to rally as they went up to Rs.3,003 per gram - the highest rate for the month.
- When the month ended, gold prices had stabilised to reach Rs.2,991 per gram.
- The month of March saw price trends in Meerut drop by -0.59%.
|1st day||Rs.3,205 per gram||Rs.3,099 per gram||Rs.2,893 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,099 per gram||Rs.2,941 per gram||Rs.2,844 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,205 per gram from 1st to 4th||Rs.3,213 per gram on 5th and 6th||Rs.2,893 per gram on 1st and 2nd|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,088 per gram from 8th to 25th||Rs.2,929 per gram from 25th to 27th||Rs.2,800 per gram from 23rd to 28th|
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for October 2016
- In October, Meerut didn’t see too much of a fluctuation with regards to gold prices.
- The first began with gold trading at Rs.3,205 per gram - the highest gold rate for the entire month.
- Prices decreased to hit Rs.3,119 per gram on 5th - a Rs.86 change from the previous three days.
- Gold prices seemed to slump yet again as it hit Rs.3,088 per gram on 9th before continuing at the same rate till 25th October.
- The last week saw prices increase to Rs.3,099 per gram - a rate that held on till the end of the month on 31st.
- All in all, gold price trends in Meerut saw a change of -3.307% for the month of October.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for November 2016
- When November began in Meerut, gold was seen trading at Rs.3,099 per gram.
- The next two weeks saw gold prices increase owing to a sudden surge in demand.
- Around the 9th of this month, the central government decided to demonetise Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes in the country.
- Gold prices hit the highest rate of Rs.3,213 per gram during the 5th and 6th as rumours of demonetisation seemed to bring prices up.
- November turned out to be the worst month for gold rates as it brought about a change of -5.09% in price trends.
Gold Rate Trend in Meerut for December 2016
- The last month of Q4 didn’t see any major upturn in gold rates as demonetisation still had a firm grip on the market.
- There was an immense cash crunch in the country as no money was available anywhere, particularly in the metro cities.
- The month began with gold trending at Rs.2,893 per gram on the 1st but decreased to hit Rs.2,864 on the 10th.
- In the course of days, prices seemed to go further down, as gold was trading at Rs.2,822 per gram around the 20th.
- However, prices seemed to increase slightly towards the end of the month as new year was approaching.
- Overall, Meerut saw a gold rate change of -1.69% for the month of December.
|1st day||Rs.3,167 per gram||Rs.3,219 per gram||Rs.3,184 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,219 per gram||Rs.3,205 per gram||Rs.3,217 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,227 per gram from 7th to 9th July||Rs.3,248 per gram on 4th and 10th August||Rs.3,228 per gram from 7th to 12th September|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,163 per gram on 22nd July||Rs.3,205 per gram from 26th to 31st August||Rs.3,184 per gram on 1st and 2nd September|
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in July 2016
- The overseas market had a bullish outlook this month as trends played in favor of gold.
- On 1st July, gold was seen trading at Rs.3,167 per gram.
- Demand for the yellow metal surged and prices reached Rs.3,227 per gram on 7th to 9th July, the highest for the month.
- There were fluctuations towards the second half of the month as the dollar gained strength.
- Gold prices dipped to their lowest for the month on 22nd July, trading at Rs.3,163 per gram.
- The trend for this month was still an incline of 1.61% in gold rates.
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in August 2016
- Stable demand flowed into the domestic market on account of the festive season.
- Between 4th and 10th August, gold traded at Rs.3,248 per gram which was the highest rate for this month.
- The prospects of a Fed rate hike gained strength in the market and investors were reluctant to buy gold.
- Bearish sentiments in the market led to a drop in gold prices by 0.43% this month.
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in September 2016
- The global market continued to have a bearish outlook at the start of the month.
- Gold traded at Rs.3,184 per gram on 1st and 2nd September which was the lowest rate for this month.
- With the U.S presidential elections being too close, the Federal Reserve took a decision to put the rate hike on hold till December.
- The market was flooded with bullish sentiments and demand for gold surged.
- The highest gold rate for this month was Rs.3,228 per gram from 7th to 12th September.
- The month ended on a good note with gold trading at Rs.3,217 per gram indicating an increase of 1.04%.
|1st day||Rs. 2,943 per gram||Rs. 3,119 per gram||Rs.2,960 per gram|
|Last day||Rs. 3,119 per gram||Rs. 2,960 per gram on 30th of May||Rs.3,167 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,119 per gram on 30th April||Rs. 3,120 per gram on 9th of May||Rs.3,182 per gram on 28th June|
|Lowest price||Rs. 2,933 per gram on 5th of April||Rs. 2,960 per gram on the 28th to 31st of May||Rs.2,950 per gram on 2nd June|
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in April 2016
- Gold prices started steady at Rs. 2,943 per gram for the first three days of April.
- As the strike continued, prices remained constant.
- Once the strike was called off, gold rates rushed back up as the market picked up.
- Gold traded at the highest on 30th April at Rs. 3,119.
- Gold prices inclined by 5.98% by the end of the month.
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in May 2016
- May started out steady and rising at Rs. 3,119.
- The month of May brought in expectations of a stronger dollar and speculation of an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve
- Gold started to decline and by May 24th it was at Rs. 3,048 per gram.
- The month ended at Rs. 2,960 per gram on 30th of May.
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in June 2016
- Due to an increase in domestic demand and market trends, a rise was noted in the price of gold as the month of June progressed.
- The lowest price at which gold traded at was Rs.2,950 per gram noted on 2nd June.
- The highest rate of gold was noted on the 28th of June wherein gold was priced at Rs.3,182 per gram.
- There were many fluctuations noted in the price of gold throughout the month.
- Post Brexit polls, economic uncertainty throughout the world resulted in a drastic increase in the price of gold.
|1st day||Rs. 2,585 per gram||Rs. 2,756 per gram||Rs. 3,030 per gram|
|Last day||Rs. 2,756 per gram||Rs. 3,037 per gram||Rs. 2,948 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs. 2,767 per gram on January 27th||Rs. 3049 per gram on 26th of February||Rs. 3,030 per gram from March 1st to 14th|
|Lowest price||Rs. 2,580 per gram from January 2nd to 4th||Rs. 2,756 per gram on February 1st||Rs. 2,948 per gram on March 25th to 31st|
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in January 2016
- Gold traded at Rs. 2,585 per gram at the start of January and was constant for the next four days
- The highest rate for gold in January was on 27th at Rs. 2,767 per gram.
- By the end of the month, rates dropped further due to decline in demand.
- Prices were at Rs. 2,756 per gram on 31st January 2016.
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in February 2016
- Entering February, gold prices were the same as January end. The month opened at Rs. 2,756 per gram.
- Gold rates were increasing through the month recording 10.19% change.
- The highest price was Rs. 3049 per gram on 26th of February.
Gold Rate Trend of Meerut in March 2016
- Gold rates traded at Rs. 3,030 on February first. The rates stayed the same for two weeks into March owing to the jeweller’s strike that took place across India.
- By March 15th, gold rates declined to Rs. 2,940 per gram but managed to rise again to Rs. 2,998 per gram on 18th of March.
- Overall, there was a declining trend that can be attributed to the strike. The month ended at Rs. 2,948 per gram on 31st March 2016.
Investing in gold in Meerut
Traditional over the counter trading: As one of the oldest cities in the country, Meerut also has one of the oldest jewellery markets and is home to skilled craftsmen, jewellers, and gold traders. Gold can be purchased in the form of bullion, bars, coins, jewellery, etc. and held for value appreciation, or as stock in trade to trade with the rising and falling international gold prices. Physical gold can also be purchased from banks for a slightly higher cost – due to the security provided and the hallmarking certification provided by the bank.
Gold ETFs and E-gold: Meerut is seeing a favourable change in the way e-gold and gold ETFs and being purchased and traded. The old school thinking that physical gold is better for various reasons is being challenged by the profitable results gained through trading e-gold and investing in gold ETFs. Gold futures trading is also gaining ground. The Mumbai Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange govern and regulate the trade of e-gold, gold ETFs and gold futures trading.
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