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Gold Rate in Uttar Pradesh
Gold rates in Uttar Pradesh depend on various factors, including but not limited to, gold imports, oil prices, US Fed interest rate hikes and strength of the dollar among others. The price of the yellow metal touched a 4-year low in India and over five-year low globally this year. Almost 60% of the demand for gold originates from rural India. Copr failures and bad monsoon may, therefore, have an adverse impact sales of gold jewellery.
Most consumers in Uttar Pradesh buy gold jewellery for auspicious occasions, festivals and weddings. Dhanteras and Akshaya Tritiya attract long queues in front of jewellery stores. In addition to its obvious ornamental uses, gold is used as a safe hedge against inflation.
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh for April 2016 to June 2016 (per gram of 24 karat gold)
|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 on the 30th of June|
|Highest price||Rs.3,119 per gram on 31st of April||Rs.3,120 per gram on 9th of May||Rs.3,182 per gram on the 28th and 29th of June|
|Lowest price||Rs.2,933 per gram on 5th of April||Rs.2,960 per gram on the 30th of May||Rs.2,950 per gram on 2nd of June|
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh in April 2016
- Gold opened the month by trading at Rs.2,943 per gram on the 1st of April.
- Gold continued to trade at Rs.2,943 per gram for the first three days of April.
- Gold hit the highest for the month on the 31st of April.
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh in May 2016
- The price of gold remained constant at Rs.3,119 for the first three days of May as there were no major changes in demand.
- Gold dropped down to Rs.3,048 per gram on 24th of May owing to low demand.
- Rising dollar and expectations of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve further led to the decline of gold price to Rs.2,960 per gram on 30th of May.
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh in June 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.2,960 per gram on the 1st of June.
- Gold hit the highest for the month at Rs.3,182 on the 28th and 29th of June.
- Gold closed the month at Rs.3,167 per gram on the 30th of June with a steady increase in the prices.
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh for January 2016 to March 2016 (per gram of 24 karat 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.2,772 per gram on January 28th||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 31st|
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh in January 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.2,585 per gram on the 1st of January and remained constant for the next four days
- Gold hit the highest rate for January on 27th at Rs.2,767 per gram.
- Gold prices witnessed a decline as the month progressed and it stood at Rs.2,756 per gram at the end of the month.
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh in February 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.2,756 per gram on 1st of February with no change in demand.
- Gold climbed up by Rs.22 per gram to Rs.2,788 per gram on the 3rd of February.
- Gold price increased to Rs.3,008 per gram on the 12th of February.
- The price of gold in Uttar Pradesh went down by Rs.97 at Rs.2,917 per gram on 16th of February.
- Gold prices further climbed higher as it hit Rs.3,049 per gram on 26th of February.
Gold Rate Trend in Uttar Pradesh in March 2016
- Gold traded at Rs.3,030 per gram for the first two weeks of March.
- Gold prices came down to Rs.2,940 per gram on 15th of March owing to luke warm demand.
- Gold rose again at Rs.2,998 per gram on 18th of March.
- Gold witnessed a steady downfall in the last two weeks of March and stood at Rs.2,948 per gram at the end of March.
Details of Gold Price in Uttar Pradesh (22 Karat & 24 Karat) - Till August 2015
24-karat gold (1 gram rates): One gram of 24-karat gold is currently pegged at Rs. 2,514.00. Gold rates in Uttar Pradesh have plummeted since January this year. One gram of gold pegged at Rs. 2,857.00 in January, decreased by 0.7% to Rs. 2,837.00 in February. The prices continued their downward slide in the month of March by 4.2% with the yellow metal pegged at Rs. 2,716.00 in March. Gold rates in Uttar Pradesh fluctuated throughout the month of April around Rs. 2727 while toward the end of May, the precious metal was pegged at Rs. Rs. 2,782.0 in May. The price of gold decreased by 3.6% in June to Rs.2,680. In the month of July, the prices further dropped by 1.7% to Rs. 2,632.
22-karat gold: One gram of 22-karat gold is currently pegged at Rs. 2,309. 22-karat gold in Uttar Pradesh followed a similar trajectory as that of 24-karat gold in terms of plummeting prices since January this year. One gram of gold was pegged at Rs. 2,625 in January this year. However, the price fell by 0.8% to Rs. 2,602. The months of March and April saw gold rates drop to Rs. Rs. 2,506. The trend continued in the following months, with the rate of the precious metal decreasing by 4% to Rs. 2,405.00 in July.
Gold as an investment in Uttar Pradesh
Over-the-counter: Gold is sold in the form of bullions, coins and jewellery in Uttar Pradesh. Gold as a physical asset is, by and large, considered a safe investment. Gold prices differ from city to city in Uttar Pradesh due to several factors such as making charges, transportation costs, local taxes and procurement costs among others. Customers can check the spot gold price on MCX and NCDEX to keep a tab on variations in the rates of the yellow metal. Banks also sell gold coins in various weights - 2 to 100 gram bars with 99.99% purity.
Market trade: Many investors prefer buying gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) to physical gold since the former offers higher liquidity and greater ease of storage. Gold ETFs track the price of the yellow metal.
Gold ETFs have been on a downward slide, posting negative returns and outflows since May 2013 (overall net outflow stood at Rs. 4,000 crore). Gold ETFs assets fell by 8.5% to Rs.5,957 crore in July this year. Fresh gold ETFs sales are slow due to due to plummeting gold prices for the past two years in addition to a negative outlook on the back of a strong stock market. Investors also trade in gold futures by opening a trading account with an initial deposit of Rs. 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh.
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Gold Prices see a surge as Investors wait for Federal Reserve’s Policy Decision
Weak dollar has previously caused gold to tick higher but as investors held back for the Federal Reserve’s policy decision, gold traded in a tight range. After a 0.4 per cent gain, spot gold witnessed a 0.2 per cent raise to $1,245.50. Also, investors held on to the belief that Fed would be wary of the rising rates as the dollar closed 0.3 per cent lower against all other major currencies. It is also believed that gold prices will fall back after a 13 month high last month due to reduce in demand from major Asian customers.
27th April 2016
Gold Prices see the Best Quarter in over 30 Years
Even though the gold prices fell to $1,200 from $1,250 in early February, this 4% decrease lasted for not more than a week and gold prices went up to a new high of $1,272 in March. Again, the 4.4% decline that brought the gold prices to $1,227 from $1,250 lasted for 3 weeks before the prices bounced back to normalcy again. Now, the gold prices slightly higher following the FED meeting and the fact that FED will be unable to raise rates point at stable gold and silver rates. Experts predict that gold has an upside potential of 120% from prevailing levels and a risk rate of only 30%.
26th April 2016
Gold on track to record 3 week performance low
Gold was down as of Thursday after the dollar held steady following its largest single day rally in over four weeks. Gold prices remained volatile on the back of uncertainty surrounding the U.S monetary policy for the year. Although the precious metal steadied itself following a three decade quarterly high, bullion was on track to record its worst single day loss in over three weeks. Spot gold also fell by 1.2 per cent to close at $1,227.66 per ounce while U.S gold futures for June delivery dropped by $18.80 per ounce to close at $1,229.40
15th April 2016
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