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Silver Price in Bhopal
India is the largest importer of silver in the world. Not surprisingly, most consumers in Bhopal hold silver in high regard. Many investors view the white precious metal as a surrogate for the yellow metal, especially when there are restrictions on the gold trade. Non-traditional and small investors, therefore, view silver as a safe haven in terms of investment.
According to experts, most consumers gravitate towards conventional forms of investment such as precious metals and more so towards silver which is more affordable than the yellow metal. Silver is used in a variety of industries apart from fashionable and trendy silverware and articles which are commonplace. Silver rate in Bhopal depends on various international and national developments such as inflation, investment flow and correction in the price of gold among other factors.
Trend of Silver Rate in Bhopal for September 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per 1 kg)|
|Silver rate on 1st September||Rs.40,390 per kg|
|Silver rate on 30th September||Rs.39,530 per kg|
|Highest Rate in September||Rs.40,900 per kg on 9 and 10 September|
|Lowest Rate in September||Rs.39,530 per kg on 28 to 30 September|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
September 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 10th)
- Silver was trading at Rs.40,390 per kg when September began in Bhopal.
- Due to continued and stable demand from local investors prices remained unchanged till the 3rd.
- The 4th saw silver rates in Bhopal increase to Rs.41,075 per kg, courtesy of a weak US dollar performance.
- As demand increased, silver prices in Bhopal went up to Rs.40,340 per kg and then to Rs.41,495 per kg as industrial ramped up their purchases to improve their inventory.
- Due to a sudden fall in demand on the 7th, rates fell to Rs.40,230 per kg.
- The final three days saw increased demand for silver as North Korea confirmed reports about its latest - and the most powerful nuclear test.
- On the 8th, silver was trading at Rs.41,675 per kg, which then increased to Rs.41,900 per kg on the 9th.
- At the time of closing on the 10th, silver was still trading at Rs.41,900 per kg.
September 2017 - Week 2 (11st - 17th)
- Silver prices this week was largely on the decline as a result of a strengthening US dollar.
- On the 11th, silver in Bhopal was priced at Rs.41,075 per kg before going down slightly to trade at Rs.41,030 per kg on the 12th.
- Silver rates in Bhopal rose to Rs.41,075 per kg on the 13th again but fell this time by a higher margin.
- On the 14th, the white metal was priced at Rs.40,890 per kg and continued at this rate till the end of the week.
September 2017 - Week 3 (18th - 24th)
- Silver rates in Bhopal was reflective of the trend seen in the consolidated Indian market. When the week began on the 18th, the metal was priced at Rs.40,440 per kg.
- A strong US dollar performance had an adverse effect on silver on the 19th as the metal traded at Rs.39,680 per kg.
- The North Korea - US conflict didn’t seem to settle down, which stoked safe-haven purchases, globally and domestically.
- A drop in demand on the 21st saw the white metal trade at Rs.39,670 per kg. Due to steady and sustained demand, silver rates remained unchanged till the week came to an end.
September 2017 - Week 4 (25 -30):
- In Bhopal, silver prices opened for this week at Rs.39,670 per kg.
- Due to increased buying spurred by the imminent arrival of Dusshera festivities, silver prices rose to Rs.40,520 per kg.
- However, as demand took a hit, silver prices in Bhopal went down to Rs.39,780 per kg on the 27th.
- Silver prices in Bhopal went further down to Rs.39,530 per kg on the 28th as demand plummeted amidst weak global cues.
- Over the final two days of the week, silver prices remained at Rs.39,530 per kg, thanks to a sustained but low demand from local buyers.
- Silver rates fell by 2.12% this month because of low demand for the metal in local circles.
Trend of Silver Rate in Bhopal for August 2017 (rate per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver Rate in 1st August||Rs.38,925 per kg|
|Silver Rate in 31st August||Rs.40,040 per kg|
|Highest Rate in August||Rs.40,190 per kg on 29 & 30 August|
|Lowest Rate in August||Rs.37,235 per kg on 5 & 6 August|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
August 2017 - Week 1 (1st-6th)
- Silver traded at Rs.38,995 per kg on the 1st following a strong offtake from industries.
- Silver markets fell significantly on the 2nd to Rs.38,455 due to reduced demand from industries.
- Silver price in Bhopal dropped down on the 3rd to Rs.37,965 per kg indicating a decline in foreign trade sessions.
- Release of employment data globally led to the white metal's rates rise to Rs.38,120 per kg.
- On the 5th, silver rate in in Bhopal hit a monthly low figure of Rs.37,235 per kg which continued on to the 6th as well.
August 2017 - Week 2 (7-13):
- The second week witnessed a surge in the prices due to increased offtake by industries and coin makers, and rising tensions between the US and North Korea as well.
- The week started off with silver being traded initially at Rs.37,295 per kg, which rose to Rs.38,345 per kg on the 8th.
- Silver rate in in Bhopal fell down to Rs.37,965 per kg on the 9th following a decline in industrial demands.
- Silver price in in Bhopal shot up again to Rs.38,925 per kg on the 10th after excessive demand from industries and traders coupled with the crash in the US economy and overseas conflict with North Korea.
- With consistent demand from industries and coin makers, silver rates progressed to Rs.39,530 per kg on the 11th.
- The 12th and 13th witnessed the white metal trading at Rs.39,640 per kg.
August 2017 - Week 3 (14th-20th)
- The third week began with silver trading consistently at Rs.39,640 per kg and continued onto the 15th.
- The 16th witnessed silver rate in Bhopal fall to Rs.38,815 per kg due to an irregular decline in overseas demand.
- With the US dollar softening, silver rates rose further to Rs.39,115 per kg on the 18th.
- Bhopal saw silver trading at Rs.39,115 per kg for the rest of the week with steady industrial demand.
August 2017 - Week 4 (21st-27th)
- The fourth week witnessed volatility in silver prices due to unstable demand.
- Silver traded at an incline in prices at Rs.39,115 per kg on the 21st, Rs.39,265 per kg on the 22nd and the 23rd due to steady increase in demand during the week.
- Silver rate in Bhopal rose to Rs.39,355 per kg on the 24th.
- The recovery of the US dollar and decline in global demand proved to be unfavourable conditions for silver trade.
- This resulted in silver being traded at Rs.38,995 per kg for the rest of the week.
August 2017 - Week 5 (28th-31st)
- The last week witnessed the white metal's prices inclining with purchases made by investors and industries.
- On the 29th, silver price in Bhopal hit a monthly high figure of Rs.40,190 per kg due to significant increase in industrial demand which continued onto the next day.
- The month ended with the white metal's rates falling down to Rs.40,040 per kg.
Trend of Silver Rate in Bhopal for July 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|July 1st Rate||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|July 31st Rate||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|Highest Rate in July||Rs.38,690 per kg on 3 July|
|Lowest Rate in July||Rs.36,035 per kg on 10 July|
|Overall Monthly Performance||No change|
July 2017 - Week 1 (1st to 9th)
- Silver prices in Bhopal were recorded at Rs.38,640 per kg on the 1st of July.
- Rates were unchanged on the 2nd due to continued buying from investors in the city.
- The 3rd saw silver prices reach the monthly high figure of Rs.38,690 per kg as a result of the US dollar exchanging at near nine-month lows.
- With domestic trading remaining at a low, silver rates dropped on the 4th to trade at Rs.37,705 per kg before increasing slightly to Rs.37,800 due to positive cues.
- As the US dollar strengthened due to positive job data, silver prices dropped to Rs.37,115 per kg and continued at the same rate for the remainder of the week.
July 2017 - Week 2 (10th to 16th)
- Silver rates reached their lowest figure for the month on the 10th of July as it was trading at RS.36,035 per kg.
- Rates went up to Rs.36,270 per kg on the 11th as markets crashed after reports about Trump family’s alleged connection to Russia surfaced.
- Silver was selling at Rs.36,920 per kg on the 12th and the 13th as local industries and coin makers pushed to improve their inventory
- With investors exercising caution on the 14th, silver prices went down to Rs.36,270 per kg before bouncing back to Rs.37,180 per kg on the 15th and the 16th.
- The significant jump in prices was due to the US economy performing weakly, subsequently affecting precious metal prices worldwide.
July 2017 - Week 3 (17th to 23rd)
- On the 17th of July, silver was priced at Rs.37,180 per kg, which then spiked to Rs.37,600 per kg on the 18th.
- The 19th as well maintained the positive growth with rates going up to Rs.37,705 per kg before a slowed down purchase brought rates down to Rs.37,600 per kg on the 20th.
- Investors, particularly those from industries and the jewellery segment, began purchasing silver more on the 21st, which led to the metal trading at Rs.37,800 per kg.
- During the last two days of the week, silver prices stabilised to hold at Rs.38,005 per kg.
July 2017 - Week 4 (24th to 31st)
- On the 24th, silver was trading at Rs.38,120 per kg due to subdued demand from industries and jewellers.
- Rates went up to Rs.38,230 per kg on the 25th before going down to Rs.38,120 per kg because various sections of investors were waiting for a price correction.
- Silver rates were on the ascent on the 27th with prices reaching as high as Rs.38,690 per kg but decline considerably over the last few days of the month.
- On the last day of July 2017, silver was trading at Rs.38,640 - the same rate as seen on the 1st of the month.
|June 1 Rate||Rs.40,285 per kg|
|June 30 Rate||Rs.38,995 per kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.40,890 per kg on 7 June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.38,455 per kg on 21 June|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
June'17 - Week 1 (1st - 4th)
- Silver began trading at Rs.40,285 per kg when the month of June began.
- Prices, however, decreased to Rs.39,950 per kg as industrial offtake reduced and so did the demand from coin makers.
- Silver rate in Bhopal increased considerably to reach Rs.40,670 per kg - a Rs.720 increase - due to positive signs in the bullion industry,
- Silver prices remained at Rs.40,670 per kg as there was a sustained demand for the metal.
June '17 - Week 2 (5th - 11th)
- Silver rate in Bhopal started at Rs.40,670 per kg on the 5th and remained unchanged on the 6th of June as well.
- The 7th saw silver rates hit a monthly high of Rs.40,890 per kg as global tensions increased and bullion rates took a leap all over the world.
- As the same amount of demand couldn’t be sustained, silver prices decreased on the 8th to reach Rs.40,725 per kg and then went down to Rs.40,285 per kg on the 9th.
- During the trading day on the 10th, silver prices decreased further to Rs.40,060 per kg and remained there till the end of the week on the 11th.
June'17 - Week 3 (12th - 18th)
- Rates fell consistently during the third week of June as demand fell significantly as a direct impact of the US dollar strengthening.
- On the 12th of June, silver was priced at Rs.39,680 per kg, which then went down to Rs.39,435 per kg on the 13th.
- Silver prices went down on the 14th - for the third consecutive day - to reach Rs.39,115 per kg but increased slightly to Rs.39,265 per kg on the 15th.
- Over the last two days of the week - i.e., the 17th and the 18th, silver prices were holding at Rs.38,460 per kg.
June '17 - Week 4 (19th - 25th)
- When the penultimate week of June began on the 19th, silver was trading at Rs.38,640 per kg - a Rs.180 increase from the previous day’s prices.
- Rates remained the same on the 20th, before decreasing to hit a monthly low of Rs.38,455 per kg - on the 21st of June.
- Prices went up slightly to Rs.38,460 per kg on the 22nd and gradually increased over the next couple days.
- The 23rd saw silver rate in Bhopal go up to Rs.38,690 per kg and then increase to Rs.38,925 per kg.
- When the week came to an end, silver rates in Bhopal were recorded at Rs.38,925 per kg.
June'17 - Week 5 (26th - 30th)
- During the last week of June 2017, prices rose and fell simultaneously, owing to a haphazard local demand.
- On the 26th, silver was priced at Rs.38,925 per kg, which then went down considerably to Rs.38,455 per kg on the 27th of June.
- The 28th saw prices increase to Rs.39,115 per kg, which continued to remain the same on the 29th as well.
- On the last day of June 2017, silver prices fell marginally to reach Rs.38,995 per kg - marking a Rs.120 decline from the previous day’s rates.
- Silver rates in Bhopal fell at a rate of 3.20% due to a significant downturn demand which was spurred by weak global and domestic cues.
|Parameters||Silver Price in Bhopal|
|May 1st Rate||Rs.40,040 per kg|
|May 31st Rate||Rs.40,060 per kg|
|Highest Rate in May||Rs.40,520 per kg on May 30|
|Lowest Rate in May||Rs.37,705 per kg on May 10 and 11|
May ’17 – Week 1 (1st – 7th)
- There were minor fluctuations in the price of silver in Bhopal during the first week of May due to factors such as the French presidential election, bullish stock markets and the rise in the US Dollar rate.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,040 per kg on May 1 and the price fell to Rs.39,115 per kg on the next day. This is a fall of Rs.925 per kg.
- The price dropped to Rs.38,925 per kg on May 3 as the Asian stock markets were bullish and the demand for safe-haven assets declined.
- Silver hit the market at the price of Rs.38,005 per kg on the last day of the week.
May ’17 – Week 2 (8th – 14th)
- Silver traded low at the market at Rs.37,965 per kg, a drop in price due to the afterglow of the Macron win in the presidential elections in France.
- Prices declined further over the course of the week and hit its all-time low in the month, reaching Rs.37,705 per kg on May 10 and 11. This fall in price is due to fall in industrial demand and a lack of buying from coin minters.
- The price of the white metal increased on the next day, reaching Rs.37,865 per kg due to safe-haven buying and a fluctuation in the US dollar rate.
- The price of silver was Rs.38,005 per kg on the last day of the second week.
May ’17- Week 3 (15th – 21st)
- Silver hit the market at Rs.38,230 per kg, trading bullishly when compared to the previous week due to the fall in the US Dollar rate and US Federal Reserve developments.
- Prices were on the rise from May 15 to May 19 due to demand fluctuations and fall in retail sales figures in the US. The price on May 18 was Rs.39,265 per kg, a rise of Rs.1,035 per kg when compared to the rate on May 15.
- The price declined to Rs.38,815 per kg on May 19 due to weak manufacturing data in the US. Because of this the US Federal Reserve could not increase interest rates.
- The market closed at Rs.39,115 per kg on the last day of the third week in May.
May ’17 – Week 4 (22nd – 28th)
- Silver opened at the market at Rs.39,265 per kg on May 22, a hopeful high when compared to the previous week.
- During the next few days of the week, the price of the precious white metal fluctuated with rates going up and down due to various geopolitical factors involving the US President Donald Trump and a bullish Asian stock market.
- The price increased to Rs.40,040 per kg on May 23 and fell again to Rs.39,670 per kg on the next day. This was because panic buying increased on May 23 due to the Manchester blast.
- The price of silver stood at Rs.40,190 per kg on May 28, the last day of the fourth week of May.
May ’17 – Week 5 (29th – 31st)
- Silver traded on a bullish note during the last week of May, reaching Rs.40,285 per kg on May 29.
- The incline was because of geopolitical developments around the world such as the Greece bailout, Brexit talks and growth in the euro zone.
- The above factors led to a further increase in price of the precious metal on the next day. The price reached the highest in the month to Rs.40,520 per kg on May 30.
- There was an overall incline in the price of silver in May by 0.04%.
|April 1st Rate||Rs.42,570 per kg|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.40,040 per kg|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.43,055 per kg on the 15th and 16th of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.40,040 per kg on the 29th and 30th of April|
April ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 9th)
- On the first day of April in Bhopal, silver traded at Rs.42,570 per kg and this rate continued on the 2nd of April as well.
- The next day, the U.S. Federal Reserve exhibited a cautious tone regarding the change in interest rates resulting in a decline in the rate of silver.
- On the 3rd of the month, silver was priced at Rs.42,435 per kg before increasing to trade at Rs.42,730 per kg the next day.
- Due to sluggish data from the U.S. regarding economy, there were no significant variations in the price of this precious metal.
- Silver rate fell on the 6th of April to trade at Rs.42,640 per kg and reduced further the next day to be priced at Rs.42,570 per kg.
- Rate of this metal increased again to Rs.42,640 per kg on the last two days of the first week.
April ‘17 - Week 2 (10th to 16th)
- On the 10th of April, silver was priced at Rs.41,625 per kg and increased slightly the next day.
- Due to an increase in the demand for this metal from coin makers and industrialists across the country, silver traded at Rs.41,780 per kg on the 11th of April.
- However, this demand could not be sustained and the rate of silver reduced to trade at Rs.42,640 per kg on the 12th of April before rising again to Rs.42,775 per kg on the 13th.
- Silver rate fell again on the 14th to trade at Rs.43,030 per kg due to a fall in the demand.
- However, on the last two days of the month, the demand for this metal rose sharply, resulting in silver trading at Rs.43,055 per kg which was also the highest at which this metal was priced for the month.
April ’17- Week 3 (17th to 23rd)
- Rate of silver fell to Rs.43,030 per kg on the 17th of April as the value of the U.S. dollar increased. However, this fall was temporary and silver rates recovered the next day.
- Silver was priced at Rs.42,775 per kg on the 18th of April in Bhopal but fell the next day to trade at Rs.42,435 per kg.
- This rate was noted on the 19th of April as well.
- However as the demand for this metal fell, silver rate reduced as well to trade at Rs.42,080 per kg on the 21st of April.
- On the last two days of the week, silver traded at Rs.41,980 per kg due to a marginal rise in the demand for this metal.
April ’17- Weeks 4 (24th to 30th)
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,625 per kg on the first day of the last week of April in Bhopal. This reduced price can be attributed to a decline in the demand for this metal.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,435 per kg on the 25th of April and fell to Rs.40,520 per kg on the 26th of April.
- Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate won the first round of the presidential elections in France resulting in price variations of silver.
- Due to stable demand for silver, the price of silver was Rs.40,190 per kg on the 28th of April. The rate fell again and silver was priced at Rs.40,040 per kg on the last two days of the week. This was also the lowest at which silver was priced for the month of April.
- At the end of April, a decline of 5.94% was noted in the rate of silver in Bhopal.
|March 1st Rate||Rs.43,970 per kilogram|
|March 31st Rate||Rs.42,115 per kilogram|
|Highest Rate in March||Rs.44,100 per kilogram on March 2nd|
|Lowest Rate in March||Rs.40,040 per kilogram on March 15th|
March ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 5th)
- Silver opened trading for the month of March at Rs.43,970 per kilogram.
- Sustained demand for the metal saw it marginally climb to Rs.44,100 per kilogram on March 2nd.
- A stronger US Dollar saw silver drop to Rs.42,730 per kilogram on March 3rd.
- Increased industrial demand saw silver recover to Rs.43,295 per kilogram for March 4th and March 5th.
March ‘17 - Week 2 (6th to 12th)
- A slight decline in industrial demand saw Silver open the second week of trading at Rs.42,925 per kilogram.
- Drop in demand from coin makers saw Silver slump to Rs.41,435 per kilogram on March 9th.
- An expected US Federal Interest Rate hike saw silver plummet to Rs.40,670 per kilogram on March 10th.
- Silver saw a further decline to Rs.40,520 per kilogram on March 11th and March 12th.
March ’17- Week 3 (13th to 19th)
- A marginal increase in demand from coin makers saw Silver open the third week of trading at Rs.40,760 per kilogram.
- A strong US Dollar and slump in industrial demand for the precious metal saw Silver drop to Rs.40,040 per kilogram on March 15th.
- Propped up by a slight increase in industrial demand, Silver climbed to Rs.40,890 per kilogram on March 16th.
- Silver remained stable and closed the week’s trading at Rs.40,815 per kilogram.
March ’17- Weeks 4 (20th to 26th)
- Sustained demand from coin makers and industry saw Silver open the week’s trading at Rs.41,075 per kilogram.
- An increase in trading in the FOREX market saw Silver rates drop to Rs.40,725 per kilogram on March 21st.
- Sustained demand for the precious metal saw Silver climb to Rs.41,435 per kilogram on March 24th.
- Sustained demand stabilized Silver at Rs.41,340 per kilogram to close the week’s trading.
March ’17- Weeks 5 (27th to 31st)
- Healthy demand by industry saw Silver open the week’s trading at Rs.41,900 per kilogram.
- A weakened US Dollar saw Silver climb further to Rs.42,115 per kilogram on March 28th and March 29th.
- Increase in demand for Silver saw it further climb to Rs.42,435 per kilogram on March 30th.
- Silver closed the month’s trading at Rs.42,115 per kilogram.
|February 1st Rate||Rs. 42,520 per kg|
|February 28th Rate||Rs. 44,165 per kg|
|Highest Rate in February||Rs. 44,165 per kg on 28th February|
|Lowest Rate in February||Rs. 42,115 per kg on 3rd February|
February 2017 - Week 1 (1st -4th):
- On 1st of February, when trading for the month bega, silver was trading at Rs.42,520 per kg but went up to Rs.42,640 per kg, thanks to the sudden rise in industrial demand.
- The 3rd, however, saw silver prices decrease to hit the lowest for the month at Rs.42,115 per kg.
- At the end of the week on 4th, silver rates went up to Rs.42,355 per kg on 4th as prices seemed to go up slightly.
February 2017 - Week 2 (5th - 11th):
- When week 2 began on 5th, silver was still priced at Rs.42,355 per kg before increasing by Rs.165 to hit Rs.42,520 per kg.
- On 7th, prices increased again to reach Rs.42,930 per kg - an increase of Rs.410 per compared to the previous day’s price.
- Rates went down marginally to Rs.42,920 per kg on 8th but bounced back to finish the business day of the 9th at Rs.42,950 per kg.
- On 10th, prices hit the lowest for the week to reach Rs.42,375 per kg..
- Rates went up on the last day of week 2 to hit Rs.42,570 per kg as demand went up again.
February 2017 - Week 3 (12th - 18th):
- The third week of February saw gold prices fluctuate considerably.
- When trading began on 12th, silver was priced at Rs.42,570 per kg and increased considerably by Rs.710 to hit Rs.43,280 per kg on 13th.
- The 14th saw prices go down as several domestic factors brought about the rise wasn’t there to be see again.
- The final three days of week 3 in Bhopal witnessed prices increase as demand went up.
- On 15th, silver was priced at Rs.43,385 per kg which later went up to Rs.43,520 per kg on 16th.
- Week 3 ended on 18th as silver rates declined to go down to Rs.43,400 per kg.
February 2017 - Week 4 (19th - 25th):
- Over the fourth week of February, silver prices still saw fluctuations despite the fact that trend was on the incline.
- When trading began on 19th, silver was trading at Rs.43,400 per kg but went down to Rs.43,270 per kg on 20th.
- Rates slightly increased on 21st to reach Rs.43,285 per kg but went down on 22nd to hit Rs.43,240 per kg.
- Prices went up on the 23rd to Rs.43,295 per kg and then to Rs.43,680 per kg on 24th.
- When the week ended on 25th, silver was seen trading at Rs.43,910 per kg.
February 2017 - Week 5 (25th - 28th):
- Rates were on the incline during the last week of February.
- When trading began on 25th, silver was priced at Rs.43,910 per kg and then increased to Rs.44,110 per kg on 27th.
- On the last day of February, silver was still priced at Rs.44,165 per kg.
- Bhopal saw silver price trends increase by 3.86% for the month of February.
|January 1st Rate||Rs.39,035 per kg|
|January 31st Rate||Rs.41,900 per kg|
|Highest Rate in January||Rs.42,010 per kg on 30th January|
|Lowest Rate in January||Rs.39,035 per kg on 1st January|
January 2017 - Week 1 (1st to 7th):
- Bhopal didn’t see much of a change in silver prices and remained the same as other Tier-2 cities in the country.
- When January began, the metal was trading at Rs.39,035 per kg.
- As demand increased, gold prices went up to Rs.39,355 per kg by the end of 2nd.
- Prices had gone up to Rs.40,520 per kg on 5th as more and more people began to buy the metal.
- At the end of week 1, silver was trading at Rs.41,390 - a slight decrease from the previous day’s price.
January 2017 - Week 2 (8th to 14th):
- When week 2 of January began on 8th, silver was trading at Rs.40,390 per kg and remained much the same on 9th.
- Prices increased on 10th to go up to Rs.40,520 per kg as demand seemed to go up.
- On 11th, silver prices went down marginally to Rs.41,360 and went down again on 12th to Rs.41,230 per kg as markets stabilised.
- The week ended with silver still trading at Rs.41,230 per kg as no fluctuations were seen.
January 2017 - Week 3 (15th to 21st):
- The third week started with silver trading at Rs.41,230 and went up to Rs.41,360 per gram on 16th.
- The 18th saw prices go up as well to end the business day at Rs.41,895 per kg.
- However, prices went down by a small margin to Rs.41,675 per kg on 19th due to strengthening markets and remained the same on 20th too.
- Week 3 ended with silver trading at Rs.41,930 per kg.
January 2017 - Weeks 4 & 5 (22nd to 31st):
- The last two weeks of January saw silver prices fluctuate considerably.
- On 22nd, silver was trading at Rs.41,930 per kg, which went down to Rs.41,860 per kg on 23rd.
- After a slump for much of the week, prices increased significantly to Rs.42,010 per kg on 30th as demand from the industry rose.
- On the last day of January silver was trading at Rs.41,900 per gram.
- Silver prices in Bhopal went up by 7.33% for the month of January.
|December 1st Rate||Rs.40,450 per kg|
|December 31st Rate||Rs.39,035 per kg|
|Highest Rate in December||Rs.41,630 per kg on 8th December|
|Lowest Rate in December||Rs.38,700 per kg on 23rd December|
December 2016 - Week 1 (1st to 4th):
- Silver prices rose consistently over the first week of December as silver was seen trading at Rs.40,450 per kg.
- On 2nd, prices climbed up a little bit more for silver to trade at Rs.40,795 and increased a little bit more to Rs.41,070 on the 3rd.
- At the end of the week on 4th, silver traded at Rs.41,070 per kg as an increase of Rs.570 was seen.
December 2016 - Week 2 (5th to 11th):
- When second week begam silver prices witnessed considerable fluctuations to see silver trade at Rs.41,055 per kg.
- Prices increased slightly on 9th to Rs.41,290 per kg as there was an upswing in demand.
- At the end of the week on 11th, however, silver prices recovered slightly to help the metal trade at Rs.41,345 per kg.
December 2016 - Week 3 (12th to 18th):
- The third week of December , silver prices seemed to decrease as markets were rather strong.
- On 12th, silver was trading at Rs.41,345 per kg but fell to Rs.40,605 per kg on 15th.
- At the end of the week on 18th, silver was trading at Rs.39,305 per kg, resulting in a steep decrease in price trends.
December 2016 – Week 4 (19th to 25th):
- There wasn’t much demand for silver during week 4 because of which prices began to drop.
- On 19th, silver was seen trading at Rs.39,345 per kg and fell to Rs.38,815 per kg on 22nd December.
- On 23rd, prices dropped further to Rs.38,700 per kg but improved on the next day.
- Silver traded at Rs.38,725 per kg on 25th December, as economic conditions continued to be unfavourable.
December 2016 – Week 5 (26th to 31st):
- When week 5 began on the 26th, silver prices had further slumped to Rs.Rs.38,460 per kg
- Silver traded at Rs.39,680 per kg on 29th as markets fluctuated, but silver fell to Rs.39,035 per kg on 31st December.
- Silver prices declined by over 3% for the month of December due to poor demand.
- Overall, silver prices in Bhopal saw a change of -3.46% for the month of December.
|November 1st Rate||Rs.42,910 per kg|
|November 30th Rate||Rs.41,055 per kg|
|Highest Rate in November||Rs.44,960 per kg on 9th November|
|Lowest Rate in November||Rs.40,190 per kg on 25th November|
November '16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Silver in Bhopal traded high as demand from the industrial sector as well as jewellers kept prices high.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,910 per kg on 1st November amidst steady demand from the retail sector due to the festive season.
- International demand was also high as markets fluctuated and investors put their money into assets like bullion.
- Silver traded at Rs.44,180 per kg on 6th November.
November '16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Silver prices rose as industrial and retail demand was high.
- Silver traded at Rs.43,685 per kg on 7th November as news of the election of Donald Trump led to markets falling and silver demand rising.
- The surprise announcement of the demonetisation of Rs.1,000 and Rs.500 notes led to domestic markets falling, which led to a spike in demand for silver.
- Silver reached its monthly high of Rs.44,960 per kg on 9th November immediately following the demonetisation announcement.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.42,005 per kg on 13th November.
November '16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Prices fell as demand slowed due to a currency shortage as a result of the demonetisation policy.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,760 per kg on 14th November as domestic markets recovered from the previous week’s losses.
- International demand also began to fall as stock and currency markets rallied on positive economic data.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,735 per kg on 20th November on muted demand.
November '16 - Week 4 and 5 (21st to 30th)
- Silver failed to recoup its losses from the previous week as demand continued to be sluggish due to the currency shortage and strengthening markets.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,890 per kg on 21st November and fell to a monthly low of Rs.40,190 per kg on 25th November.
- Prices rose marginally but continued to trade below expected levels as the U.S. Dollar rose on the possibility of a Fed rate hike.
- Silver ended the month trading at Rs.41,055 per kg on 30th November, registering an overall loss of 4.32% compared to the start of the month.
|October 1st Rate||Rs.45,900|
|October 31st Rate||Rs.43,035|
|Highest Rate in October||Rs.45,900 on October 1st and October 2nd|
|Lowest Rate in October||Rs.41,685 on October 7th|
October ’16 – Weeks 1 and 2 (1st to 9th)
- Silver was priced at Rs.45,900 on the 1st of October, and rates remained stable for another day.
- Prices then started to fall gradually until the 8th, when they touched Rs.41,800 and remained stable on the 9th as well.
- The overall decline in prices between the 1st and 9th of October was Rs.1,100.
October ’16 – Week 3 (10th to 16th)
- Silver was valued at Rs.42,600 on the first day of the third week of October, marking an increase of Rs.800 from the last day of the second week.
- Prices then declined by Rs.15 to settle at Rs.42,585 on the 11th and 12th of October, after which they began declining on a consistent basis for the following three days.
- Silver prices stood at Rs.41,780 on the 15th of October and remained constant on the 16th to close the week at the aforementioned rate.
- Silver ended the third week of the month at a decline of Rs.820 in comparison with the previous week.
October ’16 – Week 4 (17th to 23rd)
- The price of silver was Rs.41,970 thanks to an increase at the start of the week.
- An increase of Rs.320 on the second day of the week saw prices soar to Rs.42,290 after which they declined and increased by Rs.20 on the following two days to remain at Rs.42,290 on the 20th of October.
- Prices declined on the 21st of October, but an increase on the 22nd to Rs.42,130 saw rates remain stable for another day and close the week at the aforementioned rate.
- Silver prices increased by Rs.160 between the first and last day of the fourth week of October.
October ’16 – Week 5 (24th to 31st)
- The value of silver on the 24th of October was Rs.42,330 thanks to an increase in rates from the closing levels of the previous week.
- Rates rose for the next two days in succession before a decline on the 27th brought them down to Rs.42,295.
- Prices stood at Rs.42,500 on the 28th and then declined and remained stable for two days at Rs.42,270.
- A significant increase on the last day of the month saw prices climb to Rs.43,035 and end the month on a strong note.
|1st Day||Rs.45,225 per kilogram|
|Last Day||Rs.45,750 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.47,820 per kilogram on 7th September|
|Lowest Price||Rs.45,225 per kilogram on 1st September|
September '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver experienced its lowest rate for the month on 1st when it traded at Rs.45,225 per kilogram.
- A positive outlook took over the market as the expectations of a Fed rate hike died down amid weak U.S. economic data.
- By the end of the week, silver rates had reached Rs.46,760 per kilogram as demand was high.
September '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- The inclining trend of silver rates continued to progress into the second week of September.
- Silver traded at Rs.46,760 per kilogram on 5th September.
- Silver soared to Rs.47,820 per kilogram on 7th September, the highest rate for this month.
- Demand dipped as prospects of a Fed rate hike erupted in the market again.
- Silver traded at Rs.46,835 per kilogram on 11th September.
September '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Silver traded at Rs.45,715 per kilogram on 12th September.
- Demand continued to slide down as the trends in the market weren't bright.
- The U.S. Federal Reserve geared up to introduce an interest rate hike despite economic data being weak.
- With bearish sentiments in the overseas market, domestic demand was hushed.
- By the end of the week, silver rates fell to Rs.45,370 per kilogram.
September '16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Pressure of the interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve was released as the U.S. presidential elections were too close. The rate hike was put off till December.
- With that settled for the time being, the market sentiments turned bullish.
- Silver traded at Rs.46,110 per kilogram on 19th September.
- Demand in the domestic market surged with an increase in the industrial offtake.
- By 23rd September, the price of silver dropped to Rs.47,535 per kilogram but steady demand kept prices constant.
September '16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- Silver traded at Rs.46,950 per kilogram on 26th September.
- The dollar was on the rise and had its impact on the global markets.
- Reduced offtake by coin makers and industrialists led to a fall in silver prices.
- The U.S. Federal Reserve stated that the rate hike was up for discussion in November.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,750 per kilogram on 30th September.
- The overall trend for this month was an increase of 1.16%.
|1st August||Rs.49,430 per kilogram|
|31st August||Rs. 45,460 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.49,670 per kilogram on 03rd August|
|Lowest Price||Rs.44,805 per kilogram on 29th August|
|Trend||Decline in silver prices|
August '16 – Weeks 1 (1st to 7th)
- On 1st of August, silver traded at Rs.49,430 per kilogram.
- Rs.49,670 per kilogram was the highest silver rate recorded in the month on 03rd August.
- Silver price declined and closed at Rs.47,255 per kilogram at the end of the first week.
August '16 – Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver traded at Rs.47,460 per kilogram on the first two dates of the week.
- A slight increase in silver prices was tracked on 10th and 11th of August when silver was traded at Rs.48,595 per kilogram and Rs.48,330 per kilogram respectively.
- On 14th August, silver prices decreased due to muted demand and speculated FED rate hike and closed at Rs.47,750 per kilogram.
August '16 – Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- On the third week of August, silver opened at Rs.47,750 per kilogram and closed at Rs.46,690 per kilogram.
- Silver prices decreased due to weak global cues, positive U.S employment rate and subdued demand from local silver spots and coin makers.
- Overall, silver prices had a downward curve this week.
August '16 – Week 4 (22nd to 28th)
- Silver opened at Rs.45,800 per kilogram and managed to remain stable without major fluctuations.
- Silver prices slightly increased on 23rd August and traded at Rs.45,935 per kilogram.
- Silver prices closed at Rs.45, 040 per kilogram by the end of the week.
August '16- Week 5 (29th to 31st)
- On the first day of the week, 29th of August, lowest silver rate of Rs.44,805 per kilogram was reported.
- On the last two days of the month, 30th and 31st of August, silver prices increased slightly due to increase in demand.
- Silver closed at Rs.45,460 per kilogram on the last day of the month.
|1st Day||Rs.46,490 per kg|
|Last Day||Rs.48,970 per kg|
|Highest Price||Rs.49,745 per kg on 11th July|
|Lowest Price||Rs.46,490 per kg on 1st July|
July'16 - Week 1 and 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver opened at Rs.46,490 per gram. This rate was the lowest at which silver was priced during the month of July.
- Prices, however, marginally increased from thereon to Rs.47,920 per kg on the 2nd and stayed steady until the 3rd.
- Price of silver shot up to Rs.49,300 per kg on the 6th which was also the highest rate of silver for the week.
- Silver rates fell marginally after that to close at Rs.47,720 per kg on the last day of week 2.
July'16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver opened at Rs.49,745 per kg which was also the highest at which silver was priced for the month of July.
- Rate of silver decreased marginally by Rs.500 the next day.
- Although there was a stable demand abroad for this precious metal, it was not seen in domestic rates and silver rates continued to fall, albeit marginally.
- Silver rate stayed steady at Rs.48,840 per kg on the last two days of the week.
July '16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- Price of silver fell marginally on the 18th to cost Rs.48,360 per kg and decreased even further the following day.
- There were minor fluctuations noted in the price of silver as the week progressed.
- Rate of silver fell dramatically to Rs.46,665 per kg on the 21st amid reducing global demand but picked up immediately the next day.
- On the final day of the week, the price of silver was Rs.47,420 per kg.
July‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 31st)
- There were certain minor variations noted in the price of silver during the final week of July.
- Price of silver fluctuated between Rs.47,160 per kg to Rs.47,375 per kg before increasing slightly.
- On the last two days of the week, the price of silver was steady at Rs.48,970 per kg.
|June 1st Rate||Rs. 38,640 per 1 kg|
|June 30th Rate||Rs. 44,635 per 1 kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs. 44,635 per 1 kg for 1 kg for 30th June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs. 44,635 per 1 kg on June 1st|
Jun'16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver traded at Rs. 38, 640 per 1 kg on the 1st of June.
- Silver price surged by Rs.225 per kg on the 3nd of June at Rs. 38,865 per kg.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,755 per kg on the 4th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Silver traded at Rs. 39,755 per kg on the 5th of June as there was no change in the price from the previous week.
- The price of silver came down by Rs.65 from Rs. 39,755 per kg to Rs. 39,690 per kg on the 6th of June.
- Silver witnessed a further decline as prices dropped down to Rs. 39,585 per kg on the 8th of June.
- Prices steadily increased over the week and silver traded at Rs.41,510 per kg on the 11th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Silver remained unchanged and traded at Rs.41,510 per kg on the 12th of June.
- Silver hit Rs.41,935 per kg on the 14th of June.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,958 per kg on the 16th of June.
- The price declined further over the week and silver hit Rs.42,235 on the 18th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver traded at Rs.42,235 per kg on the 19th of June.
- Due to heavy demand in the global market,the price of silver rose to Rs.42,405 per kg on the 21st of June.
- The price of silver relatively increased over the week and hit Rs.43,465 per kg on the 24th of June.
- The price of silver remained unchanged on the 25th of June at Rs.43,465 per kg.
Jun'16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- Silver traded at Rs.43,465 per kg on the 25th and 26th of June.
- The price further increased to Rs.43,980 per kg on the 29th of June.
- Silver closed the month at Rs.44,635 per kg on the 30th of June.
|1st May rate||Rs. 42,590|
|31st May rate||Rs. 39,065|
|Highest rate in May||Rs. 42,675 on 2nd May|
|Lowest rate in May||Rs. 38,795 on 30th May|
May '16 - Weeks 1 and 2 (1st to 8th)
- The first two weeks of May saw prices decline marginally in Bhopal, as demand for silver dropped on international trends.
- Silver retailed at Rs. 42,590 per kg on the 1st of May, with the price rising to Rs. 42,675 per kg on the 2nd of May.
- This followed slump as prices fell to Rs. 41,565 on the 4th of May, a fall of Rs. 1,110 per kg due to demand being weak.
- The price rallied towards the end of the week but closed at Rs. 41,875 per kg.
May '16 -Week 3 (9th to 15th)
- Prices during the this week dropped marginally due to speculation of a Federal rate hike, rallying the Dollar and stock markets and leading to a dip in silver demand.
- Prices for the 9th of May closed at Rs. 41,725 per kg and dropped further for the subsequent days, with the weekly low being Rs. 40,890 per kg on 10th of May.
- A slight recovery in the last few days saw prices level at Rs. 41,255 per kg on the 15th of May.
May '16 - Week 4 (16th to 22nd)
- Silver prices fell as demand slowed in the domestic market, continuing the trend of low prices.
- Silver retailed at Rs. 41,255 per kg on the 16th of May, with the price rising by Rs. 290 on the 17th of May to Rs. 41,545.
- As demand dropped and stock markets made small gains, silver prices fell again, touching Rs. 40,825 per kg on the 19th of May.
- The price continued to dip as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs. 40,135 per kg on the 22nd of May.
May '16 - Weeks 5 and 6 (23rd to 31st)
- Silver dropped further in the last week of May as the market reacted positively to the news that a Federal Reserve rate hike appeared likely in June.
- Silver traded at Rs. 40,060 per kg on the 23rd of May, suffering losses due to sinking demand amid surging markets.
- The price plunge continued into the week as silver dropped to Rs. 38,795 on the 30th of May as data from the U.S. job market was released.
- The month end trading price for silver was Rs. 39,065 per kg.
|April 1st Rate||Rs.36,780|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.42,590|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.42,690 on the 29th of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.36,000 on the 4th of April|
|Overall Performance||Gain / Positive|
Apr'16 - Weeks 1 & 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver rates were on the decline during the first four days of the month after which a steady increase was recorded over the next three days before they became constant for remainder of the ten-day period.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.36,780 on the 1st of the month and Rs.36,620 on the tenth day of April.
- Prices began to increase on the fifth day of trading thanks to firming international and domestic trends.
Apr ‘16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver rates increased steadily during the third week of the month.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.37,115 on the 11th of April and Rs.39,110 on the 17th.
- The increase in prices over the week was nearly Rs.2000.
Apr ‘16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- Silver rates fluctuated during the week before becoming constant towards the end of the seven-day period.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.38,920 on the first day of the week and Rs.41,155 on the last.
- Prices increased by more than Rs.2200 during course of the week, making it the week with the highest incline in April.
Apr ‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 30th)
- Barring a marginal drop in prices on the fourth and last day of trading, silver prices increased steadily over the last week of April.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.40,810 on the first day of the week and Rs.42,590 on the last day of the month.
|1st March rate||Rs.37,005|
|31st March rate||Rs.36,495|
|Highest rate in March||Rs.38,640 on 18th|
|Lowest rate in March||Rs.36,455 on 29th|
Mar'16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Prices were down as the month began.
- Prices were Rs.37,005 on 1st and Rs.36,640 on 6th.
- Silver lost Rs.365 in this week’s trading.
Mar'16 - Mar'16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Prices appreciated marginally in this week.
- Rates were Rs.37,695 on 7th and Rs.37,710 on 13th.
Mar'16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Prices were up again in the third week.
- Rates were Rs.37,650 on 14th and Rs.37,865 on 20th.
- Silver peaked at Rs.38,455 during this week.
Mar'16 - Week 4 (21st to 27th)
- There was a drop of a little below Rs.1,250 in this week’s trading.
- Rates were Rs.37,930 on 21st and Rs.36,685 on 27th.
Mar'16 - Week 5 (28th to 31st)
- Prices continued falling in the last days of the month.
- Prices were Rs.36,570 on 28th and Rs.36,495 on 31st.
|1st February rate||Rs.34,970|
|29th February rate||Rs.36,295|
|Highest rate in February||Rs.38,640 on 12th|
|Lowest rate in February||Rs.34,970 on 1st|
Week 1 (1st to 7th)
- Silver prices appreciated at the beginning of the month.
- Prices were Rs.34,970 on 1st and Rs.36,925 on 7th.
- Silver posted a total of Rs.1,955 on gains over the first week.
Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver had another stellar week in February.
- Rates were Rs.36,950 on 8th and Rs.38,525 on 14th.
- Prices gained Rs.1,575 in value during this week’s trading.
Week 3 (15th to 21th)
- Prices were up but subdued in the third week.
- Prices were Rs.37,220 on 15th and Rs.37,930 on 21st.
- Silver managed to post Rs.710 in profits this week as trading remained in the 37,000s over the week.
Week 4 (22nd to 29th)
- Silver broke its winning streak in the last week of February.
- Prices were Rs.37,615 on 22nd and Rs.36,295 on 29th.
- Silver lost Rs.1,320 during this week’s trading.
Silver as an investment in Bhopal
Many view the white precious metal as a safe haven in terms of investment. Silver is regarded as a store of wealth given its intrinsic value. There is a view that in the event of a government default, the price of the yellow metal may shoot up. During times of economic instability, most consumers turn to traditional investment forms such as silver.
Physical silver: Most consumers buy silver in the form of jewellery or artefacts. There are several prominent stores across Bhopal which offer a wide range of silverware, coins and jewellery including designer silver jewellery with intricate kundan work. Silver bars and coins are also sought.
Silver contracts: Silver is traded in Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) and National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). Silver micro is traded in 1 kg. The initial margin is 5%. Customers should bear various charges such as brokerage, exchange levy and stamp duty among others.
Silver rates in Bhopal
The rate of silver in Bhopal has been plummeting since January 2015. The precious white metal is pegged at Rs.34,415 per kg, a -5.1% decrease from Rs.36,265 in the month of November. The white precious metal which was pegged at Rs.39,985 in January plummeted in the following months of February, March and April at Rs.37436, Rs.36424 and Rs.36340 respectively. The price of silver continued the downward trend in June and July barring mini rallies. The white precious metal which was pegged at Rs.35476 towards the end of August registered a -1.2% decrease towards the end of September at Rs.35049.
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