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Located in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa district, Proddatur sits on the banks of Penna River and is not only a municipality, but also the mandal headquarters of Proddatur mandal. Although it is not as prominent as the other big towns and cities in Andhra Pradesh, the economy of Proddatur is mainly driven by several cotton and gold businesses.
In the present day, gold is regarded as the best investment option among the people of Proddatur. Although it has been historically important, gold is still one of the most-sought after investment instruments in the town as people purchase it during auspicious occasions. Moreover, gold is also the best option for gifting in the town and a large number of people purchase it to gift it to their near and dear ones during festivals and filial ceremonies.
Gold Price in Proddatur
The rates of gold in Proddatur vary depending upon the purity of the precious metal. The most expensive form of gold is 24 karat and is therefore the most expensive option. 22 karat, 18 karat and 14 karat gold are relatively impure in comparison with 24 karat gold and are hence cheaper in comparison.
24 karat gold – Since the purity of 24 karat gold stands at 99.9%, it is considered a great investment option for the people of Proddatur. Due to the fact that 99.9% pure gold isn’t ideal for the production of ornaments and jewellery, it is not as popular among a large section of the town. The price of one gram of 24 karat gold is Rs.2,993 as of 9th March, 2016. This price reflects international trends over the past year as prices declined in the second half of 2015 before picking up in 2016. Further fluctuations in prices are expected in the coming months.
22 karat gold – 22 karat gold is not as pure as 24 karat gold, with about 92% of the metal considered pure. However, investment in 22 karat gold in Proddatur is significantly higher than that in 24 karat gold as this form of the precious metal is ideal for the production of ornaments and jewellery. The price of 22 karat gold in Proddatur as on 9th March, 2016 is Rs.2.797.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for April 2019 to June 2019 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,266 per gram||Rs.3,281 per gram||Rs.3,255 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,297 per gram||Rs.3,255 per gram||Rs.3,486 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,297 per gram on 28-30 April||Rs.3,318 per gram from 16-18 May||Rs.3,533 per gram on 26 and 27 June|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,245 per gram from 20-22 April||Rs.3,213 per gram from 4 May||Rs.3,255 per gram on 1 June|
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for January 2019 to March 2019 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,172 per gram||Rs.3,326 per gram||Rs.3,305 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,321 per gram||Rs.3,333 per gram||Rs.3,200 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,326 per gram on 30 January||Rs.3,373 per gram on 22 February||Rs.3,305 per gram on 1 March|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,172 per gram on 1 and 2 January||Rs.3,316 per gram on 7 February||Rs.3,169 per gram on 29 March|
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for January 2019:
- Despite an uninspiring start in the beginning of 2019 when gold traded at Rs.3,172 per gram, the gold rate in Proddatur surged in the coming weeks as retail demand rose and there were favourable overseas market cues. This was also the lowest price the metal stood at for the month.
- The price of the metal saw an up rise on 4th January as investors increased their stake in bullion as a hedge against potential equity losses due to volatile markets.
- Demand for the precious metal in Asia remained weak due to the impact of trade sanctions. However, healthy local and industrial demand maintained the positive trend of gold prices in Proddatur.
- The month ended with gold trading at its highest on 30th January. This may have been the effect of the US government shutting down and Brexit’s negative effects in the economy. On 31st January, the yellow metal was priced at Rs.3,321 per gram on.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for February 2019:
- A diminished retail offtake and a volatile marked stunted the value of gold even though the gold rate in Proddatur trading at a high at the start of the month. As on 1st February, the metal was trading at Rs.3,326 per gram.
- Due to conflicting overseas trends, the price of gold fluctuated. As on 5th February, gold was trading at Rs.3,346 per gram. During this time, local and industrial demand remained steady. However, the price dipped on 12th February when it was priced at Rs.3,305 per gram as investor interest declined.
- The Sino-US trade talks stirred up negativity in the economy and investors switched to safe-haven assets as a hedge against any losses. This boosted the demand for gold in Proddatur and the price rose to Rs.3,350 per gram on 16 February.
- A weak U.S. dollar also boosted local demand for the metal as gold prices rose to Rs.3,392 per gram on 21 February, but an aggressive stand by the Fed Reserve saw demand decline as gold closed at Rs.3,333 per gram on 28 February. The metal in Proddatur saw a percentage incline of 0.21% for the month of February.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for March 2019:
- Gold rate in Proddatur dipped in value at the beginning of the month as the value of the US dollar rose substantially. Uncharacteristically, stocks and equities too dipped in value at the same time. The price of gold on 1st March stood at Rs.3,305 per gram. This was also the highest value of the yellow metal for the month.
- The dollar then declined in value on the 7th in comparison to the Euro as the ECB pushed its decision to hike interest rates. This stunted the growth of the metal due to weak economic conditions.
- On 29th March, gold stood at its lowest point for the month when it was trading at Rs.3,169 per gram. This was influenced by the dollar increasing in value and the economic conditions weakening.
- A percentage decline of 3.17 was recorded for the month of March while it was trading at Rs.3,200 per gram. This was also one of the lowest prices the metal stood at for the month.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for October 2018 to December 2018 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,071 per gram||Rs.3,184 per gram||Rs.3,045 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,188 per gram||Rs.3,045 per gram||Rs.3,165 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,211 per gram on 15 October||Rs.3,196 per gram on 6 November||Rs.3,192 per gram on 11 December|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,071 per gram on 1 October||Rs.3,045 per gram on 30 November||Rs.3,045 per gram on 1 December|
Gold trend in Proddatur for October 2018
- For the month of October, the price of gold in Proddatur opened at Rs.3,071 per gram and increased steadily through the month due to the weakening of the dollar against other currencies.
- Mid-month, gold prices had increased to Rs.3,211 per gram marking the highest price in October. This was mainly due to the US-China trade war which resulted in a volatile market, leading to an increase in global demand for gold.
- However, in the second half of the month, the price of gold decreased marginally due to fluctuations in local demand and the market.
- The price of the metal, at the end of October, was recorded at Rs.3,188 per gram with a percentage incline of 3.80.
Gold trend in Proddatur for November 2018
- The price of gold took a hit in November as the dollar recovered from the market crisis, resulting in the weakening of the rupee.
- On 1 November 2018, gold was priced at Rs.3,184 per gram and steadily increased to Rs.3,196 per gram in the first week of the month. This marked the highest price of the metal in November.
- Throughout the rest of the month, gold prices decreased as the value of the rupee fell against the dollar, resulting in a dip in global and local demand.
- Gold was priced at Rs.3,045 per gram at the end of the month which resulted in a percentage decline of the metal by 4.36.
Gold trend in Proddatur for December 2018
- Gold prices recovered to a great extent in the month of December, even after opening at the lowest price of the month at Rs.3,045 per gram.
- Due to the crisis in the United States of America, the markets fell gradually. This resulted in the price of the metal reaching Rs.3,192 per gram on 11 December, the highest price of gold in Proddatur for the month.
- In the second half of the month, the price of gold fluctuated a great deal due to the continuous rise and fall of global demand and market trends.
- However, on 31 December 2018, gold prices closed at Rs.3,165 per gram marking an incline of 3.94%.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for July 2018 to September 2018 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,059 per gram||Rs.2,983 per gram||Rs.3,029 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,986 per gram||Rs.3,036 per gram||Rs.3,074 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs. 3,071 per gram on 6 July||Rs.3,036 per gram on 31 August||Rs.3,090 per gram on 25 and 26 September|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,986 per gram on 31 July||Rs.2,940 per gram on 16 August||Rs.3,019 per gram on 3 September|
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for July 2018
- Gold in Proddatur saw a declining trend at the start of the month due to depleted demand from local industries and coin makers.
- Gold was valued at Rs.3,059 per gram on 1 July as the rupee declined. Domestic demand for the metal was still decreasing.
- The price of gold in Proddatur was at its highest on 6 July when it was valued at Rs.3,071 per gram. Demand for the yellow metal rose, but not for long as the dollar began to strengthen in comparison with other currencies.
- The gold price reached its lowest point on 31 July. On this day, the metal was trading at Rs.2,986 per gram.
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for August 2018
- The price of gold at the start of August was priced Rs.2,983 per gram.
- Constant fluctuation in gold rates was recorded due to a variation in demand for the metal.
- On 16 August, the metal was priced at Rs.2,940 per gram.
- Towards the end of the month, the gold price surged as domestic demand for the metal finally increased.
- On 31 August, gold was priced at Rs.3,036 per gram, the highest price for the month of August.
- Gold experienced an upward trend of 1.77% for the month of August.
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for September 2018
- When the trading for gold commenced for the month of September in Proddatur, the metal was priced at Rs.3,029 per gram. A slight decline in gold rates was noted on the first date of the month compared to the previous day.
- On 03 September, as the demand for the metal fell from industrial units and retailers, gold prices in Proddatur fell and hit a monthly low of Rs.3,019 per gram.
- In the following days, gold rates managed to rebound as the festive demand for the metal picked up.
- Gold hit a monthly high of Rs.3,090 per gram on 25 and 26 of the month.
- Gold closed at Rs.3,074 per gram and recorded an overall incline of 1.48% for the month of September in Proddatur.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for April 2018 to June 2018 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,072 per gram||Rs.3,114 per gram||Rs.3,100 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,123 per gram||Rs.3,122 per gram||Rs.3,054 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,153 per gram on 19 April||Rs.3,147 per gram on 14 May||Rs.3,119 per gram on 9 & 10 June|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,064 per gram on 6 April||Rs.3,103 per gram on 2 May||Rs.3,054 per gram on 30 June|
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for April 2018
- As the month began, gold prices were steady in Proddatur on consistent demand from retailers as well as industry and jewellers.
- Favourable market conditions resulted in the metal trading at Rs.3,072 per gram on 1 April, the lowest price for the month.
- Unstable equity markets and escalating tensions with China led to U.S. markets falling, as investors looked to gold as a steadying influence.
- Prices gradually rose during the month before reaching a monthly high of Rs.3,153 per gram on 19 April before settling at Rs.3,231 per gram on 30 April.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for May 2018
- The gold rate in Proddatur was on the decline during the month as local demand fell due to the strengthening dollar.
- The precious metal opened the month at Rs.3,050 per gram and maintained a steady rate before a rally by the dollar led to demand for the metal dropping sharply.
- Fears of a global trade war and economic slowdown due to the tariffs being imposed by United States and China led to markets being shaky, but interest in gold was poor.
- Geopolitical tensions in America as well as across Europe caused markets to be volatile, but gold gains were capped by the rising dollar.
- Prices fell towards the end of the month, as gold traded at Rs.3,040 per gram on sluggish demand.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for June 2018
- Gold prices in June were on the decline as the rising dollar coupled with a bullish market capped gold gains.
- The yellow metal trade at Rs.3,040 per gram when trading opened for the month, before plunging to Rs.2,998 per gram on 4 June due to the well-performing dollar.
- The summit between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea was touted as a success, which further bolstered the dollar rate as gold prices tumbled on poor local and industrial demand.
- Prices rose to Rs.3,019 per gram on 16 June over fears of an economic slowdown in China due to the trade tariffs.
- Declining interest from overseas and local markets resulted in gold prices falling to Rs.2,972 per gram on 30 June.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for January 2018 to March 2018 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
Rs.3,002 per gram
Rs.3,040 per gram
Rs.3,043 per gram
Rs.3,045 per gram
Rs.3,046 per gram
Rs.3,072 per gram
Rs.3,084 per gram on 20 & 21 January
Rs.3,103 per gram on 14 February
Rs.3,105 per gram on 24 & 25 March
Rs.3,001 per gram on 4 January
Rs.3,003 per gram on 8 February
Rs.3,030 per gram on 19 March
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for January 2018:
- The month opened with gold rates in Proddatur holding at Rs.3,009 per gram on the 1st with steady local demand coupled with positive markets trends.
- However, with the US greenback rising against a basket of other emerging currencies, gold prices plunged to a monthly low of Rs.3,000 per kg on the 4th.
- With investors and traders mulled over the poor US employment data, the dollar weakened over the next few days, raising demand higher for the yellow metal.
- Gold prices surged to Rs.3,129 per gram on the 25th with markets participants investing on the safe-haven assets to hedge against inflation concerns.
- Trading concluded for the month with the yellow metal priced at Rs.3,045 per gram on the last day and Proddatur recorded an incline of 1.19% in gold rates during the course of the month.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for February 2018:
- The month began with the bullion priced at Rs.3,040 per gram on the 1st with subdued domestic demand from local jewellers, retailers and industries.
- The initial week saw gold rates dropping considerably with demand suppressed by the strengthening dollar and equities market.
- The 8th saw prices plummeting to Rs.3,003 per gram due to poor domestic demand brought about by the rising US dollar.
- However, the next few days saw gold prices recovering with retailers and jewellers ramping up purchases ahead of Valentine’s Day and the precious metal was priced at Rs.3,103 per gram on the 14th. This was also the highest monthly figure recorded in Proddatur.
- With the greenback regaining lost ground over other apex currencies, demand remained on the weaker side for the rest of the month.
- The month ended with the yellow metal priced at Rs.3,046 per gram on the 28th amid firm overseas trends and Proddatur registered a profit of 0.19% in gold trade during the course of the month.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for March 2018:
- Trading opened for the month with gold priced at Rs.3,043 per gram on the 1st with the US greenback holding onto its gains from the previous month’s session.
- Gold rates fluctuated for much of the first few weeks with the strong dollar keeping domestic demand in check.
- With the equity markets performing well after the dismissal of US Secretary of State by the President, the dollar index rose against a basket of other emerging currencies.
- Gold prices in Proddatur dropped to a monthly low of Rs.3,030 per gram due to poor domestic demand from local jewellers, retailer and industries amid the weak trend overseas.
- Demand, however, picked up the next week with demand for safe-haven assets such as gold and silver surging amid market participants speculating over a possible trade war between the US and China.
- Trading concluded for the month with the precious metal trading at Rs.3,072 per gram on the 31st as local demand stabilised amid firm overseas trends.
- Proddatur saw gold prices rising by 0.95% owing to the positive global cues that pushed demand higher during the month
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for October 2017 to December 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.3,040 per gram||Rs.2,974 per gram||Rs.2,982 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,996 per gram||Rs.2,996 per gram||Rs.3,015 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,059 per gram on 14 and 15 October||Rs.3,030 per gram 18 to 20 November||Rs.3,015 per gram on 30 and 31 December|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,996 per gram on 31 October||Rs.2,974 per gram on 1 and 6 November||Rs.2,906 per gram on 13 December|
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for October 2017:
- The price of gold in Proddatur was on the upswing as the month began, trading at Rs.3,040 per gram on the 1st.
- Prices dropped to Rs.2,997 per gram on 6 October as the dollar made gains, resulting in a drop in demand for the yellow metal.
- An increase in demand from local jewellers lled to gold prices reaching their monthly high of Rs.3,059 per gram on 14 October.
- As the dollar gained ground, gold price in Proddatur dropped to Rs.3,000 per gram on 26 October.
- Demand continued to fall, with gold priced at Rs.2,997 per gram as the month ended on 31 October.
- Gold registered a loss of 1.41% of its value over the course of the month due to poor demand and unfavourable market conditions.
Gold Rate Trend In Proddatur For November 2017:
- Trading in Proddatur opened at Rs. 2,998 per gram on 1 November as there was a slight drop in the price of gold due to market fluctuations.
- Prices continued to drop due to poor local demand, resulting in the metal trading at Rs.2,977 per gram on 4 November, though there was a slight recovery seen in the domestic market.
- The decline in price continued as the weeks progressed as the dollar rate was steady, which led to lowered demand for gold by investors.
- Prices rose by the middle of the month, trading at Rs.3,015 per gram on 18 November as a sudden surge in industrial demand coupled with a sliding dollar led to higher prices.
- The gains made were short-lived, however, as gold prices slid in the following week as the U.S. Dollar rose against other global currencies, resulting in a drop in import orders.
- Fluctuations in the price continued, with gold now rising to Rs.3,012 per gram on 24 November after a period of turbulence.
- The last week saw gold lose a number of points due to lacklustre demand from the retail sector, ending the month at Rs.2,992 per gram on 30 November.
Gold Rate Trend In Proddatur For December 2017:
- The last month began with gold priced at Rs.2,982 per gram due to a decline in interest in gold.
- There was a further dip in price with the metal trading at Rs.2,917 per gram on 8 December as the U.S. Dollar rose, resulting in a drop in demand for gold especially among Asian nations.
- A strong dollar index was further bolstered by the tax reform law that was passed that week, which led to local demand also dropping.
- Prices fell to Rs.2,903 per gram on 13 December as gold fell to its lowest monthly rate, as the possibility of increased rate hikes in 2018 was speculated.
- Markets were cautiously optimistic over the appointment of a new Fed Reserve chief and unfavourable news from Europe led to equities falling.
- Gold prices began to rise gradually, with the precious metal trading at Rs.2,956 per gram on 23 December.
- Holiday shopping failed to stimulate the markets, which resulted in investors turning to bullion to hedge bad equity debts.
- Gold price in Proddatur continued to rise for the rest of the month, trading at Rs.3,015 per gram on 31 December to register an increase of 1.10% over the course of the month.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for July 2017 to September 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,950 per gram||Rs.2,931 per gram||Rs.2,995 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,920 per gram||Rs.2,965 per gram||Rs.3,040 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.2,950 per gram on 1 & 2 July||Rs.2,977 per gram on 12 & 13 August||Rs.2,995 per gram on 1 September|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,800 per gram on 14 July||Rs.2,900 per gram from 5- 7 August||Rs.3,071 per gram on 7 September|
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for July 2017
- Gold rates in Proddatur were greatly impacted by the implementation of GST in the country.
- When trading commenced, the yellow metal was priced at Rs.2,950 per gram - the highest recorded monthly figure - on the 1st.
- Local demand declined significantly with the newly approved 3% Goods and Services Tax. This led to gold prices touching a lowest monthly figure of Rs.2,800 per gram on the 14th.
- However, demand picked up owing to strong global cues towards the end of the month, and the precious metal was trading at Rs.2,920 per gram during the closing hours on the last day.
- Gold trade in Proddatur registered a loss of 1.01% during the month owing to a reduced domestic demand coupled with the introduction of GST.
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for August 2017
- Gold price in Proddatur rose significantly during the month as demand spiked with positive global trends and the bullion trade rebounding after the GST implementation.
- When the month began, gold was trading at Rs.2,931 per gram.
- Global demand surged with geopolitical tensions rising in the Korean peninsula and the United States. This led to gold rates rising to Rs.2,977 per gram on the 12th.
- Strong global cues coupled with positive local demand led to the yellow metal trading at Rs.2,980 per gram on the 28th.
- With the dollar regaining lost ground, demand dropped, and the precious metal was priced at Rs.2,965 per gram when trading concluded for the month.
- Poor equities market coupled with the rising geopolitical tensions resulted in Proddatur recording an increase of 1.16% in gold trade during the month.
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for September 2017
- Gold rate in in Proddatur opened trading at Rs.2,997 per gram on the 1st.
- Global demand spiked as safe-haven investments surged with the US-North Korean relations deteriorating. This led gold rates rising to Rs.3,100 per gram on the 8th.
- Gold price in Proddatur fluctuated for the remainder of the month under the Rs.3,040 per gram mark owing strong dollar values and firmer equity shares.
- When trading concluded for the month, the yellow metal was trading at Rs.3,040 per gram on the 30th.
- Gold rates in Proddatur inclined by 1.43% during the month, thanks to the strong global cues that pushed demand higher.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for April 2017 to June 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,956 per gram||Rs.2,984 per gram||Rs.2,977 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,984 per gram||Rs.2,968 per gram||Rs.2,962 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,040 per gram on 15 & 16 April||Rs.2,984 per gram on 1 May||Rs.3,030 per gram on 7 June|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,954 per gram on 8 & 9 April||Rs.2,888 per gram on 15 May||Rs.2,942 per gram on 20 June|
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for April 2017
- The gold rates in Proddatur fluctuated in the month of April, trading at Rs.2,956 per gram on 1 April and dropping to Rs.2,983 per gram on 5 April.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,954 per gram on 8 April due to subdued demand for gold from the Asian countries and local markets.
- Falling markets contributed to an increase in the demand for gold leading for it to be priced Rs.3,010 per gram on 12 April.
- The increasing demand for the yellow metal from investors rose the prices to Rs.3,040 per gram on 15 April.
- The fluctuating gold rates dropped to Rs.2,998 per gram on 25 April as the demand from industrial sectors indicated a decline.
- Gold traded at Rs.2,984 per gram on 30 April showing an incline in the demand and rates going up by 0.94% for the month of April.
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for May 2017
- Due to French Election 2017 which boosted the European stock markets caused a decline in the demand for gold, opening at Rs.2,984 per gram on 1 May and dropping to Rs.2,899 per gram on 7 May.
- Gold was priced at Rs.2,892 per gram on 14 May due to the reduced demand from the local markets.
- The fluctuating demand for gold increased slightly as the U.S. dollar rates grew weaker due to poor jobs data resulting in increased demand for gold, gold was priced at Rs.2,956 per gram on 18 May.
- The fluctuating stock market started restoring the demand for the precious metal and priced it at Rs.2,979 per gram on 23 May.
- In spite of the weak U.S. dollar rates and poor demand from the local markets, an increase in the demand from the local jewellers increased the gold rates to Rs.2,984 per gram on 30 May.
- The gold rates for the month of May ended at Rs.2,963 per gram on 31 May, showing an overall decline in the demand and 0.53% dip in gold rates.
Gold rate trend in Proddatur for June 2017
- The gold rates for the month of June started at Rs.2,985 per gram on 1 June and a strong demand rose the prices to Rs.3,030 per gram on 7 June.
- Fluctuating stock markets contributed to investors’ increased demand for the precious metal, gold was priced at Rs.2,981 per gram on 11 June.
- The recovering stock markets and reduced local demand resulted in gold being priced at Rs.2,949 per gram on 19 June.
- The speculations pertaining to trade in crude kept the gold rates fluctuating while a slight increase in the demand from overseas industrial sector increased the prices to Rs.2,964 per gram on 24 June.
- Gold was traded at Rs.2,977 per gram on 26 June and dipped to Rs.2,967 per gram on 30 June due to fluctuating market conditions.
- The gold rates suffered fluctuation throughout the month of May, however, it ended with a - 0.05 marginal decline in the prices.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur for January 2017 to March 2017 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|1st day||Rs.2,821 per gram||Rs.2,965 per gram||Rs.2,990 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.2,954 per gram||Rs.3,003 per gram||Rs.2,940 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.2,978 per gram on 23rd January||Rs.3,014 per gram on the 25th and 26th of February||Rs.2,994 per gram on the 2nd of March|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,821 per gram on 1st January||Rs.2,944 per gram on the 4th and 5th of February||Rs.2,900 per gram on 15th of March|
Gold Rate Trend for Proddatur in January 2017:
- In Proddatur, gold prices seemed to surge over the month of January as there was a significant increase in demand.
- On 1st January, gold was trading at Rs.2,821 per gram, which surprisingly was the lowest gold rate for the entire month.
- As days progressed, gold prices also seemed to increase with prices reaching Rs.2,876 per gram by the end of the 9th.
- Prices kept increasing over the new few days as they went from Rs.2,892 per gram on 10th to Rs.2,951 per gram on 20th January.
- The last ten days of the month saw some fluctuation but recovered to end at Rs.2,954 per gram.
- Proddatur saw gold price trends change by 4.71% for the month of January.
Gold Rate Trend for Proddatur in February 2017:
- February followed the positive path set by January with regards to gold rates.
- When trading began on 1st February, gold was priced at Rs.2,965 per gram and fell to Rs.2,945 per gram by the end of 4th.
- On 7th, however, prices increased to Rs.2,980 per gram as there was a significant upsurge in demand.
- After considerable changes, gold prices ended at Rs.2,988 per gram when the 20th came to an end.
- The last 10 days of February were comparatively better for gold sales as prices were largely on the higher side.
- It was during this time that gold prices hit their highest - Rs.3,014 per gram on 25th - as demand seemed to increase as the end of the month approached.
- In Proddatur, gold price trends changed at 1.28% for the month of February.
Gold Rate Trend for Proddatur in March 2017:
- Despite some positive growth over the first two months of Q1 2017, the performance of gold in March fell significantly.
- When the month began, gold was priced at Rs.2,990 per gram, which after rise and fall in demand, decreased to Rs.2,951 per gram on 9th.
- Rates kept falling as they went from Rs.2,933 per gram on 10th to Rs.2,900 per gram on 15th.
- Gold rates rallied towards the end of March to end at Rs.2,940 per gram.
- Overall, Proddatur’s gold price trends changed by -1.67% for the month of March.
|1st day||Rs.3,152 per gram||Rs.3,065 per gram||Rs.2,893 per gram|
|Last day||Rs.3,067 per gram||Rs.2,942 per gram||Rs.2,821 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs.3,152 per gram on 1st & 2nd October||Rs.3,166 per gram on 9th November||Rs.2,895 per gram on 2nd December|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,021 per gram on 15th & 16th October||Rs.2,914 per gram on 25th November||Rs.2,767 per gram on 26th December|
Gold Rate Trend for Proddatur in October 2016
- The first week of October saw gold trading at Rs.3,152 per gram as festive season was looming large.
- However, prices seemed to drop during the second week as the US dollar strengthened against a low-performing rupee.
- The third week saw gold prices fluctuate and later increase slightly as the results of US Presidential Elections was awaited by markets around the world.
- Despite all the fluctuations, the last week saw gold prices gain by a positive margin to end the month at Rs.3,067 per gram.
- Overall, the price of gold witnessed a change of -2.69% during the month.
Gold Rate Trend for Proddatur in November 2016
- At the beginning of the month, gold was trading at Rs.3,065 per gram.
- There were plenty of catalytic factors that led to prices fluctuations throughout the month.
- Despite local demand being low, a Donald Trump victory in the US elections brought the markets crashing down thereby increasing rates.
- Demonetisation of higher currency notes was introduced at the beginning of second week which led to market crashing and demand for gold increasing.
- The next few days saw immense cash shortage in the entire country, which paved the way for low demands during the festive season.
- November saw gold prices change by -4.01% in Proddatur.
Gold Rate Trend for Proddatur in December 2016
- The effects of demonetisation was still visible as December began leading to little and no increase in demand.
- The last month of Q4 began with gold trading at Rs.2,893 per gram, which held steady for the first week but began to fall as the second week began.
- Festive periods, i.e., Christmas and New Year were looming large which led to an increased spending and thereby a decrease in demand for gold.
- This led to price drop from the 11th to the 20th when gold trading prices went from Rs.2,836 per gram to Rs.2,788 per gram.
- Prices continued their downward trend up until the last 4 days of 2016 when a sudden spike was witnessed.
- Rates went from Rs.2,783 per gram on the 27th to Rs.2,804 per gram on the 28th.
- The last month of 2016 ended with gold prices holding at Rs.2,821 per gram.
- Although December fared comparatively better than its previous two months, there still was a decline in gold prices.
- Overall, there was a price drop of -2.48% to be seen during the month of December.
|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.3,246 per gram on 6th and 7th July||Rs.3,283 per gram on 18th August||Rs.3,285 per gram from 24th to 26th September|
|Lowest price||Rs.3,112 per gram on 1st July||Rs.3,225 per gram on 31st August||Rs.3,212 per gram on 1st and 2nd September|
Gold Rate Trend of Proddatur in July 2016
- Gold prices were recorded at Rs.3,112 per gram on 1st July, and prices increased consistently for the first seven days, after which they fluctuated for a short while.
- Prices were stable at Rs.3,226 between the 11th and 15th of July, and at Rs.3,234 between the 16th and 18th, after which declining trend was noticed.
- Prices remained stable at Rs.3,223 from the 22nd to the 30th of the month thanks to firming trends.
- The highest rate was recorded on the 6th and 7th of July at Rs.3,246 per gram.
- Gold traded at Rs.3,249 per gram on 31st July and the overall increase between the first and last day of the month was 4.40%.
Gold Rate Trend of Proddatur in August 2016
- The rate of gold on the 1st of August was recorded at Rs.3,249 per gram.
- Prices fluctuated as the month wore on, rising and falling on certain days until stability was achieved at Rs.3,226 between the 6th and 9th.
- The highest recorded rate in August was on the 18th when prices soared to Rs.3,283.
- Prices then fell consistently and gold closed the month at Rs.3,225 per gram.
- Prices declined by 0.73% between the start and end of August.
Gold rate trend of Proddatur in September 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.3,212 per gram on 1st and 2nd September, which was the lowest rate for this month.
- Prices remained stable between the 3rd of September and the 12th at Rs.3,229.
- Prices increased consistently until the 24th when they hit Rs.3,285 per gram and remained stable until the 26th of September.
- Prices remained unchanged for the last four days of the month and closed September at Rs.3,279 per gram.
- The overall increase in prices between the start and end of the month was recorded at 2.09%.
|1st day||Rs. 2,894 per gram||Rs. 3,069 per gram||Rs.2,918 per gram on June 1st|
|Last day||Rs. 3,069 per gram||Rs. 2,916 per gram||Rs.3,103 per gram on 30th of June|
|Highest price||Rs. 3,069 per gram on April 30th||Rs. 3,069 on May 1st||Rs.3,165 per gram on 25th and 26th of June|
|Lowest price||Rs. 2,876 per gram on April 4th||Rs. 2,900 on May 30th||Rs.2,911 per gram on June 3rd|
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur in April 2016
- Gold traded at a low Rs. 2,894 per gram on 1st April.
- The jeweller’s strike was finally called off in April and gold prices gained its strength back.
- Prices closed at Rs. 3,069 per gram on 30th April, marking an overall increase of 6.04%.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur in May 2016
- Gold rates traded at Rs. 3,069 per gram on May 1st.
- The highest rate for gold in May was on the 1st of the month as gold prices started to slip.
- Gold rates dropped due to speculation of a rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
- By the end of the month, prices were at its lowest at Rs. 2,900 on May 30th.
Gold Rate Trend of Proddatur in June 2016
- Gold opened the month at Rs.2,918 per gram on the 1st of June.
- Gold hit the lowest for the month at Rs.2,911 per gram on the 3rd of June.
- Gold scored the highest for the month on 25th and 26th of June at Rs.3,165 per gram.
- Gold closed the month at Rs.3,103 per gram on the 30th of June.
|1st day||Rs. 2,541 per gram||Rs. 2,714 per gram||Rs. 2,994 per gram|
|Last day||Rs. 2,710 per gram||Rs. 2,964 per gram||Rs. 2,883 per gram|
|Highest price||Rs. 2,727 per gram on 28th January||Rs. 2,987 per gram on 28th February||Rs. 2,991 per gram on 6th to 13th March|
|Lowest price||Rs. 2,538 per gram on 2nd January||Rs. 2,714 per gram on 1st February||Rs. 2,871 per gram on 28th March|
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur in January 2016
- Gold traded at Rs. 2,541 per gram on 1st January marking a good start for the month.
- The highest rise was Rs. 2,727 per gram on 28th January with increase in demand.
- Gold dipped slightly again trading at Rs. 2,710 per gram towards the end of the month.
- A substantial increase of 6.65% in the rates was recorded for January.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur in February 2016
- Gold traded at Rs. 2,714 per gram on 1st February.
- Prices saw a moderate rise through the month.
- The highest price of gold was Rs. 2,987 per gram on 28th February
- There was an overall increase of 9.21% in gold prices.
Gold Rate Trend in Proddatur in March 2016
- Prices stabilized at the beginning of March due to stable demand.
- Gold traded at Rs. 2,994 per gram on 1st March.
- A nationwide jewellers’ strike forced gold rates to stay constant.
- March 6th to 13th witnessed the highest rate at Rs. 2,991 per gram.
- Rates soon declined as the month progressed with the last price at Rs. 2,883 per gram on March 31st.
Gold Investment Avenues in Proddatur
The fact that gold is considered as almost sacred in India is no secret. It is an auspicious investment and most celebrations and ceremonies are regarded as incomplete with the absence of gold. Sales of the precious metal peak during the wedding season and festivals. As a result, gold has become one of the best investment options for the people of Proddatur as it offers some sort of a safety net in times of market fluctuations.
Over-the-counter: The most common method of acquiring gold in Proddatur is over-the-counter dealings. The town is home to several different jewellers and banks that provide customers with a number of options depending upon their budget. Jewellery, coins and bars are some of the most common forms through which gold is purchased in Proddatur, with coins and bars dominating sales of the precious metal. Since jewellery is highly liquid and can be resold, individuals find it to be the best possible source of investment. The rates offered by each jeweller or dealer may vary, but investors will receive purity certificates to rest assured that their money is well spent.
Market Trade: Gold can now be purchased from your home or office thanks to modern technology. ETFs, futures contracts and E-gold offer the best avenues for the trade of gold. Gold trading is not completely free of risk, and investors must consider the element of risk involved before putting their money on the precious metal. Individuals can trade E-gold via the National Spot Exchange, and can trade gold ETFs on the Mumbai Stock Exchange.
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