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Silver Price in Salem
Silver has a high intrinsic value and as such is a sought after metal. Not only do consumers buy silver in its various forms such as jewellery or ornaments but also view silver to be a safer form of investment. Salem being one of the largest cities in Chennai, has its roots set deeply around the manufacture and sale of silver ornaments. Hence it comes as no surprise that Silver is a sought after commodity in Salem. This thin precious metal is an effective hedge against inflation and is easily accessible. Small time investors prefer silver over their yellow counterpart as it is a cheaper solution. The uses of silver are varied ranging from embroidery in silk sarees that are a speciality of the region to items used in religious ceremonies. In fact, most auspicious events are marked with the use of silver lamps or plates or other such ornaments.
Trend of Silver Rate in Salem for December 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver Rate on 1st December 2017||Rs.38,230 per kg|
|Silver Rate on 31st December 2017||Rs.39,265 per kg|
|Highest Rate in December||Rs.39,365 per kg on 30 and 31 December|
|Lowest Rate in December||Rs.36,545 per kg on 13 December|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
Trend of Silver Rate in Salem for November 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver rate on 1st November 2017||Rs.39,530 per kg|
|Silver rate on 30th November 2017||Rs.38,460 per kg|
|Highest Rate in November 2017||Rs.40,520 per kg on 18 and 19 November|
|Lowest Rate in November 2017||Rs.38,460 per kg on 30 November|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
November 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 5th)
- When the month began in Salem, silver was priced at Rs.39,530 per kg.
- Rates fluctuated considerably this month due to uneven demand in global circles, which in turn affected the domestic demand.
- Due to a rise brought about by festive season demand, silver rates in Salem rose to Rs.39,680 per kg on the 2nd and went up again to Rs.39,950 per kg on the 3rd of the month.
- Prices, however, dropped on the 4th for the metal to trade at Rs.39,355 per kg due to a slowdown in demand.
- When the week ended, the white metal was still trading at Rs.39,355 per kg.
November 2017 - Week 2 (6th - 12th)
- Overnight trading cues led to silver opening at Rs.39,365 per kg on the 6th of November.
- On the 7th, silver price in Salem surged to Rs.39,970 per kg as the US dollar plunged in its valuation, and the bullion industry took full advantage of it.
- Prices went up again on the 8th, this time to trade at Rs.40,040 per kg on the 8th and continued at this rate till the closing hours of the 9th.
- Demand dropped slightly as the US dollar made a recovery. The white metal traded at Rs.39,970 per kg on the 10th and remained unchanged for the remainder of the week.
November 2017 - Week 3 (13th - 19th)
- The third week of November saw silver rates increase initially as uncertainty around the middle east contributed to a rise in demand.
- Silver opened at a relatively subdued price of Rs.39,870 per kg on the 13th of November before surging to Rs.40,040 per kg on the 14th.
- Prices went up again on the 15th for the white metal to trade at Rs.40,240 per kg as a strained British economy weighed in on bullion sales.
- The 16th saw silver rate in Salem drop back down to Rs.40,040 per kg as demand was subdued after the previous day’s sales.
- Silver rates remained at Rs.40,040 per kg on the 17th before surging to Rs.40,520 per kg on the 18th as the strained relationship between the UK and the European Union took centre stage.
- The week came to a close with the white metal still trading at Rs.40,520 per kg as demand from local circles in Salem remained steady.
November 2017 - Week 4 (20th - 26th)
- The fourth week of the month saw silver prices drop gradually due to steadying markets.
- When trade exchanges opened on the 20th, silver price in Salem had dropped to Rs.39,780 per kg. Prices continued at the same rate on the 21st before increasing to Rs.39,950 per kg on the 23rd as local demand improved briefly.
- Silver rate in Salem dropped to Rs.39,780 per kg on the 24th of the month and continued at the same rate for the remaining days of the week.
November 2017 - Week 5 (27th - 30th)
- Silver price in Salem dropped on all four days of this week as demand continued to weaken as days passed.
- On the 27th, the white metal traded at Rs.39,780 per kg, before going down to Rs.39,530 per kg on the 28th of November.
- The 29th saw silver rate in Salem drop again - this time to Rs.39,110 per kg.
- When the week ended, silver rates had gone down by as much as Rs.650 per kg to close at Rs.38,460 per kg.
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver rate on 1st October 2017||Rs.39,530 per kg|
|Silver Rate on 31st October 2017||Rs.39,435 per kg|
|Highest Rate in September||Rs.40,670 per kg on 16 October|
|Lowest Rate in September||Rs.39,110 per kg on 5 October|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
October 2017 - Week 1 (1 to 8):
- Silver opened the month trading at Rs.39,530 per kg on 1 October as demand was muted following poor industrial demand from both overseas as well as domestic markets.
- The renewal of geo-political tensions between the United States and North Korea lead to prices falling steadily as the dollar rate strengthened on strong jobs data.
- Silver price in Salem dropped to Rs.39,110 per kg on 5 October as the festive season failed to boost flagging orders from Asian powerhouses like China and South Korea.
- There was a marginal rise in price towards the middle of the week with silver trading at Rs.39,680 per kg on 7 October.
- As the political situation in the United States led to market uncertainty, demand for bullion as a safe-haven asset rose and Silver rate in Salem also gradually increased.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,680 per kg on 8 October as the week ended due to steady demand.
October 2017 - Week 2 (9 to 15):
- Silver price in Salem rose in the second week, with the metal priced at Rs.39,950 per kg on 9 October following a marginal rise in price over the weekend.
- Tensions with North Korea led to market turbulence in the United States but the dollar rate was unruffled, which resulted in silver rate in Salem remaining static for the first few days.
- Prices were on the increase as the week progressed, with the white metal trading at Rs.40,060 per kg on 10 October on account of favourable market conditions.
- SIlver continued to rise as the week drew to a close, trading at Rs.40,390 per kg from 12-15 October due to relative stability of demand on account of unstable equity markets.
October 2017 - Week 3 (16 to 22):
- Silver traded at Rs.40,440 per kg on 16 October, with the industrial metal’s price staying constant due to steady demand.
- Minor fluctuations in price due to demand vagaries were recorded as the week began, but there were no significant changes in Silver price in Salem.
- The onset of Diwali led to higher demand for bullion, though silver rate in Salem did not see too much upward movement.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,060 per kg on 18 October with prices dropping due to stable markets and stagnant demand from overseas markets in Asia.
- Prices were quite unstable for the rest of the week, with silver rising momentarily to trade at Rs.40,285 per kg on 20 October.
- Demand fell as silver ended the week priced at Rs.40,060 per kg on 21 & 22 October.
October 2017 - Week 4 & Week 5 (23 to 31):
- The last week of October saw a fall in demand for silver due to poor industrial demand.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,040 per kg on 23 October, with the price falling to Rs.39,780 per kg on 25 October due to a gradual decline in demand.
- Silver Price in Salem continued to fall as silver traded at Rs.39,435 per kg on 27 October after sustained uncertainty over the nuclear threat from North Korea.
- Local demand continued to be poor after the end of Diwali, which led to a further drop in demand for the precious metal.
- Prices fell to Rs.39,115 per kg on 29 & 30 October before ending the month at Rs. Rs.39,435 per kg on 31 October and registering a drop in value of 0.24% over the course of the month.
|Parameters||Silver price (per 1 kg)|
|Silver Rate on 1st September 2017||Rs.40,390 per kg|
|Silver Rate on 30th September 2017||Rs.39,530 per kg|
|Highest Rate in September||Rs.41,900 per kg from 8 to 10 September|
|Lowest Rate in September||Rs.39,530 per kg from 28 to 30 September|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
September 2017 - Week 1 (1st-10th)
- The first week of September saw silver rates increase due to high demand in the global as well as the domestic markets.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,390 per kg on the 1st, and remained the same for the next couple of days.
- Minor fluctuations in the market led to an increase in demand for the metal and silver was priced at Rs.41,230 per kg on the 4th.
- Steady demand from industries and coin makers resulted in the metal prices staying static at Rs.41,230 per kg the next day.
- Silver prices in Salem rose to Rs.41,495 per kg on the 6th after the news of a successful nuclear test by North Korea sent global markets crashing which in turn spiked demand for safe-haven investments.
- Prices continued to rise during the week to touch the highest monthly figure of Rs.41,900 per kg on the 8th.
- Silver rates in Salem remained unchanged at Rs.41,900 per kg for the rest of the week, thanks to steady demand from industries and coin makers.
September 2017 - Week 2 (11th-17th)
- High US dollar rates led to an increase in import rates. This led to prices dropping to Rs.41,075 per kg on the 11th in Salem.
- Demand for the metal dropped in the Asian markets as equity markets performed well in China. Local demand for the metal from coin makers also witnessed a decline and resulted in silver rates falling to Rs.41,030 per kg on the 12th.
- Silver prices in in Salem surged to Rs.41,340 per kg on the 13th before falling to Rs.40,890 per kg on the 14th due to reduced global demand.
- Import prices on the metal rose with the recovery of the US dollar. This resulted in prices staying steady towards the end of the week.
- Silver rates in Salem rose to Rs.41,030 per kg on the 15th and remained unchanged for the rest of the week.
September 2017 - Week 3 (18th-24th)
- Demand for the metal subdued and silver was priced at Rs.40,440 per kg on the 18th.
- Silver prices fell to Rs.39,680 per kg on the 19th as industrial demand dropped after continued high prices.
- Global markets dropped as geopolitical tensions over immigration rose in the United States. This led to silver rates surging to Rs.40,060 per kg on the 20th.
- The German federal elections coupled with the possibility of Catalonia splitting from Spain led to disorder in Europe, which spurred bullion demand in the European markets.
- Prices dropped to Rs.39,670 per kg on the 21st due to poor demand for the white metal.
- Silver rates in in Salem remained unchanged at Rs.39,670 per kg for the remainder of the week.
September 2017 - Week 4 (25th-30th)
- The final week witnessed silver opening at Rs.39,680 per kg on the 25th.
- Global markets tanked with Angela Merkel emerging victorious in the German Elections, and prices surged to Rs.40,285 per gram on the 26th.
- Silver trade dropped to Rs.40,040 per kg on the 27th, despite a positive industrial demand.
- The recovery of the US economy coupled with strong dollar rates proved to be unfavourable for silver trade. This resulted in prices falling to Rs.39,530 per kg on the 28th.
- The rest of the week witnessed silver trading at Rs.39,530 per kg with poor but steady industrial demand for the metal.
- The value of silver fell by 2.12% during the month owing to reduced demand and poor global cues.
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver Rate on 1st August||Rs.38,995 per kg|
|Silver Rate on 31st August||Rs.40,060 per kg|
|Highest Rate in August||Rs.40,190 per kg on 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 opened on a relatively improved rate of Rs.38,995 per kg on the 1st of August.
- But, due to a poor local demand owing to subdued global cues, silver rates dropped to Rs.38,230 per kg on the 2nd of August.
- Silver price in Salem fell on the third to Rs.37,965 per kg as demand failed to pick up.
- The 4th saw silver rates rise briefly to Rs.38,455 per kg as demand from jewellers increased, who scaled their purchases to meet retailers’ demand.
- On the 5th, silver rate in Salem fell back to Rs.37,235 per kg as demand declined after the previous day’s trading.
- The week came to an end with the metal still trading at Rs.37,235 per kg.
August 2017 - Week 2 (7th - 13th)
- Silver rate in Salem had improved slightly when the second week began, with the metal being purchased at Rs.37,295 per kg.
- Demand picked up gradually, which led prices up to Rs.38,345 per kg on the 8th and then to Rs.38,455 per kg on the 9th.
- The 10th witnessed one of the biggest price jumps - to the tune of Rs.770 - for the white metal to sell at Rs.39,115 per kg. This rapid incline in price was brought about by a burgeoning demand brought about by the latest stand-off between North Korea and the United States.
- Rates went up again on the 11th to Rs.39,670 per kg as the US markets crashed, which consequently pushed the demand up.
- With trading remaining steady, silver price in Salem was holding at Rs.39,670 per kg on the 12th and the 13th of August.
August 2017 - Week 3 (14 - 20):
- This week started off on a low, with silver selling at Rs.39,435 per kg.
- Prices were the same on the 15th before falling to Rs.38,640 per kg on the 16th as domestic demand seemed to stagnate amid weak global cues.
- The 17th and 18th, however, saw silver rate in Salem increase as local investors pushed demand up. Rates were recorded at Rs.39,355 per kg and Rs.39,780 per kg on these two days respectively.
- On the 19th, rates dropped to Rs.39,115 per kg as there was strong indication that the US dollar is steadily bouncing back after a period of meek performance.
- Thanks to demand remaining steady in the wake of rallying dollar, silver rates remained at Rs.39,115 per kg when the week ended on the 20th of August.
August 2017 - Week 4 (21st - 27th)
- Silver demand was quite weak during the initial days of this week as US dollar was still on its path of improvement.
- When the week began, silver was trading at Rs.39,115 per kg. Rates were the same on the 22nd due to steady demand for the metal.
- On the 23rd, silver price in Salem increased to Rs.39,265 per kg as news about a weak US economic data pushed demand up.
- The same trend followed on the 24th as well, leading to the metal selling at Rs.39,355 per kg.
- However, as demand reached saturation points, prices fell to Rs.38,995 per kg on the 25th and continued at this rate till the closing hours of the week.
August 2017 - Week 5 (28th - 31st)
- The final week of August saw silver prices rise steadily as dollar reached considerable lows.
- On the 28th, when the week commenced, the white metal was trading at Rs.39,435 per kg, which then surged to Rs.40,440 per kg on the 29th.
- Silver price inSalem fell to Rs.40,190 per kg on the 30th as demand subsided.
- The final day of August saw silver selling at Rs.40,060 per kg.
- Silver rate in Salem inclined at a rate of 2.73% for this month, which was aided by a strong local demand and a weak dollar performance.
|Parameters||Silver price (24 karat)|
|July 1st Rate||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|July 31st Rate||Rs.38,815 per kg|
|Highest Rate in July||Rs.38,815 per kg on 31 July|
|Lowest Rate in July||Rs.35,565 per kg on 10 July|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
July 2017 - Week 1 ( 1st to 9th)
- Silver opened at Rs.38,640 per kg in Salem when July began.
- As industrial demand was stable and coin makers continued to buy the metal, silver prices remained stable on the 2nd and 3rd of July.
- Silver prices succumbed to strong U.S dollar on the 4th when the prices for the white metal dropped to Rs.37,705 per kg.
- After the US Independence Day frenzy simmered down, other key issues relating to Donald Trump administration came to the fore. This led to an increase in prices on the 5th to Rs.38,395 per kg.
- Silver prices in Salem dropped on the 6th of the month to Rs.37,600 per kg as investors backed out of investments after a few days of continued buying.
- Rates went down on the 7th to hit Rs.37,115 per kg and remained unchanged on the 8th and the 9th of the month.
July 2017 - Week 2 (10th - 16th)
- The 10th of July recorded the lowest silver prices in Salem of Rs.35,565 per kg, as local demand plummeted significantly.
- Prices increased slightly on the 11th to reach Rs.36,035 per kg and went up again on the 12th to Rs.36,920 per kg.
- The 13th maintained the day-on-day price improvement seen for the previous few day and the metal was selling at Rs.37,115 per kg.
- Silver rates dipped to Rs.36,545 per kg on the 14th before bouncing back and trading at Rs.37,115 per kg on the 15th and the 16th of July.
July 2017 - Week 3 (17th - 23th)
- Due to overnight trading, silver prices had slightly increased to Rs.37,180 per kg when the third week of July began on the 17th.
- Prices increased to Rs.38,395 per kg on the 18th before going down to Rs.37,600 per kg on the 19th, owing to high demand from domestic circles.
- The next few days saw silver rates fall locally as demand fell.
- When the third week of July ended, silver rates were recorded at Rs.37,965 per kg.
July 2017 - Week 4 (24th - 31st)
- Silver rates fluctuated during the final week of July due to unstable demand.
- On the 24th, the white metal was trading at Rs.38,275 per kg before falling to Rs.38,005 per kg on the 25th.
- Rates fell again on the 26th to Rs.37,965 per kg before surging to Rs.38,640 per kg on the 27th of the month.
- Prices fell and rose again before closing on a monthly high of Rs.38,815 per kg on the 31st of July.
- Silver rate trend rose by 0.32% in Salem, thanks to a sustained demand from local businesses.
|June 1 Rate||Rs.40,060 per kg|
|June 30 Rate||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.40,890 per kg on 6 and 7 June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.38,455 per kg on 21 June|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
June'17 - Week 1 (1st - 4th)
- When silver trading commenced in Salem, the metal was priced at Rs.40,060 per kg, which went down to Rs.39,780 per kg on the 2nd of June.
- The 3rd saw rate in silver increase to Rs.40,670 per kg and continue at the rate rate till the end of the week.
- Demand for the metal seemed to be on a high, courtesy of some good global cues.
June '17 - Week 2 (5th - 11th)
- Demand remained on the ascent when week 2 began on the 5th, as the white metal was trading at Rs.42,715 per kg.
- On the 6th and 7th, silver was trading at a monthly high rate of Rs.40,890 per kg - as dollar rate fell amidst administrative concerns regarding Donald Trump’s presidency.
- However, prices fell to Rs.40,815 per kg on the 8th as demand fell considerably due to investors remained wary.
- Rates fell further to Rs.40,060 per gram as a positive US jobs data led to precious metal prices tanking.
- When the second week of June came to an end, silver was priced at Rs.40,060 per kg.
June'17 - Week 3 (12th - 18th)
- Due to weak cues and a strong stock market, silver prices started on a low of Rs.39,780 per kg on the 12th of June.
- With demand showing little signs of improving, silver rates went down again to Rs.39,110 per kg on the 13th.
- As there was a minute improvement in demand, the white metal’s prices went up to Rs.3,9115 per kg on the 14th before dropping down to Rs.38,995 per kg on the 16th.
- Silver prices in Salem went further down on the 17th as the US dollar strengthened. Price went down to Rs.38,460 per kg on the 17th and traded at the same rate on the 18th as well.
June '17 - Week 4 (19th - 25th)
- When trading began on the 19th, silver prices had increased to Rs.38,815 per kg owing to an increased domestic demand.
- The increase in rates seemed like a false dawn as silver rates fell to Rs.38,460 per kg on the 20th before hitting a monthly low figure of Rs.38,455 per kg on the 21st of June.
- Rates went from Rs.38,640 per kg on the 23rd to Rs.38,925 per kg on the 24th and the 25th.
June'17 - Week 5 (26th - 30th)
- During the last week of June, silver was priced at Rs.38,815 per kg.
- Rates fluctuated this week owing to unstable demand from the local consumers.
- On the 27th, silver was trading at Rs.38,690 per kg before increasing to Rs.39,110 per kg on the 28th.
- As demand took a hit, silver prices went down to Rs.38,640 per kg on the last day of the month.
- Silver prices decline at a rate of 3.54% in June as a result of weak demand despite the dollar being on a relative low.
|May 1st Rate||Rs.40,040 per kg|
|May 31st Rate||Rs.40,190 per kg|
|Highest Rate in May||Rs.40,440 per kg on 30th of May|
|Lowest Rate in May||Rs.37,800 per kg on the 9th of May|
May ’17 – Week 1 (1st – 7th)
- The price of this metal on the first of May in Salem was Rs.40,040 per kg but thanks to variations in the rate of this metal, the price continued to vary quite a bit.
- Due to Asian equities, the demand for silver as a safe-haven asset fell which in turn reduced the rate of silver. Additionally, variations in the value of the U.S. dollar resulted in silver rate fluctuations.
- The value of the U.S. dollar gained against the yen resulting in a price drop with respect to silver.
- On the 3rd of the month, silver was priced at Rs.38,925 per kg and reduced on the 4th to be priced at Rs.38,230 per kg.
- Geopolitical factors and demand for silver from industrialists and coin makers had an impact on the price of silver with this metal trading at Rs.38,120 per kg on the 5th of May. However, the rate of silver reduced thereafter.
- On the last two days of the first week of May in Salem, silver was priced at Rs.38,005 per kg which was the lowest at which this metal traded at, for the week.
May ’17 – Week 2 (8th – 14th)
- On the 8th of May, silver was priced at Rs.37,865 per kg which was quite low as compared to the price of silver noted during the previous week.
- Emmanuel Macron’s win in the French Presidential elections had an impact on the price of this metal as the euro strengthened..
- On May 9th, silver traded at Rs.37,800 per lg. However, a marginal increase was noted after that to trade at Rs.37,865 per kg on the 10th and 11th of May.
- On the 12th of the month, silver was priced at Rs.38,005 per kg due to increased demand. However, throughout the week a number of variations were noted in the rate of silver.
- Until the end of the week, silver continued to trade at Rs.38,005 per kg on account of steady demand.
May ’17- Week 3 (15th – 21st)
- An increase in demand coupled with a fall in the value of the U.S. dollar resulted in an increase in the price of silver. However, this increase was not steady and a few variations were noted in the rate of this metal.
- On the 15th of May in Salem, silver was priced at Rs.38,230 per kg which was quite high as compared to the price noted during the previous week.
- There was a slight rise in the rate of this metal on the 16th of the month, with this metal trading at Rs.38,640 per kg due to increased demand from industrialists.
- A demand was noted for silver as the value of the U.S. Dollar reduced, resulting in a rise in the rate of silver.
- Due to weak U.S. manufacturing data, the expectation of a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve was quite low.
- This metal traded at Rs.38,995 per kg on the 17th of May but reduced on the 18th to trade at Rs.39,355 per kg.
- Due to a reduction in the demand for silver from coin makers, this metal traded at Rs.39,115 per kg on the 19th of May in Salem. This price of silver was noted until the 21st of the month.
May ’17 – Week 4 (22nd – 28th)
- On the 22nd of May, silver traded at Rs.39,435 per kg which was higher than the price noted during the previous week.
- Due to market and demand fluctuations, the price of silver continued to vary as the week progressed.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,680 per kg on the 24th of May prior to increasing to trade at Rs.39,950 per kg on the 25th.
- Due to a sudden increase in the demand for this metal from coin makers and industrialists, silver traded at Rs.40,190 per kg on the 26th of the month.
- This price of silver was noted until the end of the fourth week of May in Salem.
May ’17 – Week 5 (29th – 31st)
- Geopolitical issues coupled with easing stock markets resulted in a slight increase in the rate of silver.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,285 per kg on the 29th of May before increasing to a monthly high of Rs.40,440 per kg on the 30th of the month.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,190 per kg on the 31st of May recording an incline of 0.37% in the price of this metal.
|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 15th and 16th April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.40,040 on 29th and 30th April|
April 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 9th):
- The month of April in Salem was a relatively poor period for silver trade as there wasn’t too much demand for the metal.
- When trading began in Salem on the 1st of April, silver was trading at Rs.42,570 per kg.
- Prices didn’t change on the 2nd as there wasn’t much of a change in demand.
- However, silver prices went down to Rs.42,435 per kg as demand from local coin makers and industrialists went down.
- Rates went up just as they went down on 4th as silver trading rocketed to Rs.42,925 per kg - a Rs.490 increase in just a day’s time.
- After that sudden increase in demand, prices corrected themselves slightly to reach Rs.42,730 per kg on 5th.
- As demand fell on the 6th, silver rates went down again to reach Rs.42,570 per kg but went back up marginally to Rs.42,640 per kg as demand went up.
- Silver prices remained largely the same over the next two days - till the 9th - as demand sustained for most of this period.
April 2017 - Week 2 (10th - 16th):
- When the second week of April began, there was a slump in silver prices.
- Rates had gone from Rs.42,640 per kg to Rs.41,625 per kg on 10th and fluctuated over the next few days.
- On 11th, prices increased marginally to hit Rs.41,675 per kg as demand also went up from various quarters of the industry as well as coin makers.
- The 12th saw prices increase again as silver trading reached Rs.42,570 per kg.
- When trading began on 13th, silver prices had seen one of its biggest inclines as rates went up to Rs.43,030 per kg - a Rs.460 increase from the previous day - as demand went up.
- Rates remained at Rs.43,030 per kg on 14th but increased to Rs.43,055 per kg on the 15th before continuing at the same rate till the end of the week.
- Rates seen on the 15th and the 16th were the highest silver prices for the month of May.
April 2017 - Week 3 (17th - 23rd):
- The third week of May saw silver prices fluctuate as demand seemed to rattle after hitting a new high for the first time in a few months.
- When the third week began on 17th, silver was trading at Rs.43,055 per kg but went down to Rs.42,775 per gram on 18th as demand went down.
- On the 19th, silver rates went down again - for the third consecutive day - as demand showed no sign of picking up.
- However, there were sustained demand on the 19th and the 20th, which lead to rates remaining at Rs.42,365 per kg on both the days.
- The 21st again saw silver price tumble - this time by Rs.365 - to reach Rs.41,980 per gram and remained the same till the end of the week on the 23rd.
April 2017 - Week 4 (24th - 30th):
- Silver rates in Salem were at their worst during the last week of April.
- When the week began, silver was trading at Rs.41,435 per gram, which then went down to Rs.40, 340 per gram.
- Rates went up briefly on the 26th to reach Rs.40,520 per gram but decreased again to Rs.40,285 per kg.
- There were plenty of fluctuations in demand which brought silver rates to Rs.40,390 per gram and then to Rs.40,040 per gram.
- On the last day of April, silver was trading at Rs.40,040 - which happened to be the lowest silver rate for the entire month.
- Silver rates decreased at a rate of 0.059% in Salem for April as there was not enough demand.
|March 1st Rate||Rs.44,195 per kg|
|March 31st Rate||Rs.42,115 per kg|
|Highest Rate in March||Rs.44,200 per kg on 2nd March|
|Lowest Rate in March||Rs.40,040 per kg on 15th March|
March ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 5th)
- On the 1st day of the month, silver opened at Rs.44,195 per kg in Salem due to heavy demand from jewellers and coin makers in the state.
- Due to sustained demand, the rate of silver shot up to Rs.44,200 per kg on the 2nd, which was also the highest at which silver traded for the month of March in Salem.
- A fall in demand from industrialists and coin makers saw prices plunge significantly on the 3rd of March, and the metal traded at Rs.42,570 per kg.
- Silver rate in Salem increased on the 4th of March to Rs.43,295 and they remained at the same level until the end of the week due to increase in demand followed by stability.
March ‘17 - Week 2 (6th to 12th)
- The price of silver in Salem on the first day of the second week of March was Rs.42,925.
- Rates fell marginally on the next few days owing to decline in demand. They were recorded at Rs.42,435 per kg on the 7th of March, Rs.41,900 per kg on the 8th of March, and Rs.41,340 per kg on the 9th of March.
- A fall in demand for this metal from industrialists led to a decline in the price of this metal. As a resultant, silver traded at Rs.40,520 per kg on the last two days of the month.
- Decreased demand for this metal from international markets led to the low rate seen during the second week of March.
March ’17- Week 3 (13th to 19th)
- The rate of silver in Salem on the first day of the third week of March was Rs.40,890 per kg due to a minor increase in demand.
- Rates reduced by Rs.320 on the second day of the third week and were recorded at Rs.40,440 per kg.
- On the 15th of March, rates fell sharply to trade at their lowest in the month as they touched Rs.40,040 per kg. A number of market fluctuations resulted in variations in the price of silver.
- A minor decline on the 17th saw prices fall to Rs.40,815 per kg and rates remained stable for the next three days, closing the third week of March at Rs.40,815 per kg.
March ’17- Week 4 (20th to 26th)
- Silver traded on the fourth week of the month at Rs.41,030 per kg, which was slightly higher than the rates noted during the end of the previous week.
- Silver rate in Salem on the 21st of March was Rs.40,890 per kg due to a fall in the demand for this metal.
- On the 22nd of the month, price of silver increased slightly and were recorded at Rs.41,340 per kg.
- On the 23rd and 24th of March, the rate of silver was steady at Rs.41,345 per kg due to medium and sustained demand.
- On the last day of the fourth week of March, silver traded at Rs.41,340 per kg which was the same as the rate seen on the previous day as well.
March ’17 – Week 5 (27th to 31st)
- On the last day of the final week of March, silver traded at Rs.41,980 per kg in Salem due to a slight increase in demand for this metal.
- The next day, a further rise in demand from industrialists and coin makers resulted in this metal trading at Rs.42,270 per kg. This rate was sustained on the 29th of March as well.
- Rate of silver continued to increase on the 30th to trade at Rs.42,435 per kg. However, this rise could not be maintained and on the last day of the month, silver closed at Rs.42,115 per kg, recording a decline of 4.70%
|February 1st Rate||Rs. 42,755 per kg|
|February 28th Rate||Rs. 44,085 per kg|
|Highest Rate in February||Rs. 44,140 per kg on 28th February|
|Lowest Rate in February||Rs. 42,080 per kg on 3rd February|
February ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 5th)
- A lot of fluctuations were noted in the price of silver during the first week of February in Salem.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,755 per kg on the 1st due to heavy demand for this metal in both domestic and international markets.
- The rate of silver rose to Rs.42,835 per kg on the 2nd due to increased demand. However, this could not be sustained and silver prices declined the next day to trade at Rs.42,080 per gram on the 3rd of February. This was also the lowest rate at which silver traded for the month of February in Salem.
- Due to variations in the U.S. dollar price and subsequent increase in demand, the price of silver rose to Rs.42,355 per gram in the 4th of the month.
- Silver closed the first week of February by trading at Rs.42,355 per kg which was the same rate as that of the previous day.
February ‘17 - Week 2 (6th to 12th)
- The second week saw silver trading at Rs.42,505 per kg which was slightly higher than that of the previous day.
- Right after this, due to increased demand from industrialists and jewellers, the price of silver jumped to trade at Rs.42,730 per kg.
- The price of silver fell to Rs.42,365 per kg on the 10th due to reduction in the demand for this precious metal.
- However, as the rate of the U.S. dollar fluctuated it lead to a hike in the demand for this metal. As a result the price of silver increased to trade at Rs.42,570 per kg on the 11th of February.
- Prices fluctuated during the week, with silver continued trading at Rs.42,570 per kg on 12th February due to a sudden rise in demand.
February ’17- Week 3 (13th to 19th)
- A minor variation in the rate of the U.S. dollar led to sudden rise in the demand for silver with this metal trading at Rs.43,245 per kg on the first day of the third week of February.
- This demand was however not very steady and fluctuated throughout the week. On the 14th of February, the price of silver plunged to Rs.43,030 per kg.
- The week ended with silver trading at Rs.43,400 per kg on 19th February, due to steady demand.
February ’17- Weeks 4 & 5 (20th to 28th)
- The price of silver in the last two weeks of February fluctuated slightly varying demand for this precious metal from industrialists and coin makers.
- Silver was priced at Rs.43,300 per kg on 20th February, before rising slightly to trade at Rs.43,085 on the 21st of February.
- There was an increase in demand for this metal resulting in prices rising to trade at Rs.43,420 per kg on the 22nd of February.
- Silver prices continued to rise as the month ended, trading at Rs.44,085 per kg on 28th February to record an overall rise of 3.11%. This was also the highest at which silver traded 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 ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 7th)
- The price of silver in Salem rose during the month as there was an increase in both industrial as well as domestic demand.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,035 per kg on 1st January, with the price rising on increased industrial demand.
- Fluctuations in the market led to prices rising to Rs.40,340 per kg on 4th January, with the price rising further due to a spurt in industrial demand.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.40,390 per kg on 7th January, recording a weekly increase in price of Rs.1,355 per kg.
January ‘17 - Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver prices in the second week of January dipped initially but recovered as demand rose.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,390 per kg on 8th January and rose to Rs.40,520 per kg on 9th January.
- Increased demand from coin makers as well as a dip in markets led to demand rising.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,370 per kg on 12th January before decreasing demand led to prices falling marginally.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.41,230 per kg on 14th January, recording an increase of Rs.840 per kg during the week.
January ’17- Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- Fluctuating markets and a falling U.S. Dollar led to an increase in demand for silver.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,230 per kg on 15th January as industrial demand from Asian markets increased.
- Prices rose to Rs.41,895 per kg on 18th January on faltering markets, but prices fell to Rs.41,675 per kg on 19th February.
- Prices recovered as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.41,930 per kg on 21st January.
January ’17- Weeks 4 & 5 (22nd to 31st)
- Prices in the last two weeks of February saw some fluctuation, with silver trading at Rs.41,930 per kg on 22nd January.
- Silver fell as demand from Asia dropped, trading at Rs.41,860 per kg on 23rd January.
- Prices continued to drop as demand was low, trading at Rs.41,075 per kg on 27th January as the U.S. Dollar rose in anticipation of positive news from the U.S. Fed Reserve meeting.
- U.S. markets were uncertain as to the direction of fiscal policy that would be taken under the new U.S. President, leading to a rise in demand for silver.
- Silver prices rose as local demand as well as demand from coin makers rose, trading at Rs.42,010.
- Silver prices dipped as the month ended due to a reduction in demand, trading at Rs.41,980 per kg on 31st January to record an overall increase of 7.33%.
|December 1st Rate||Rs.40,495 per kg|
|December 31st Rate||Rs.39,035 per kg|
|Highest Rate in December||Rs.41,495 per kg on 8th December|
|Lowest Rate in December||Rs.38,725 per kg from 23rd-25th December|
December '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver prices in Salem were stable as the month began due to strong industrial demand.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,495 per kg on 1st December with the price appreciating as the week progressed due to greater demand from overseas.
- Prices reached Rs.41,070 per kg on 4th December as the week ended with silver prices rising on consistent demand.
December '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- The price of silver dropped as the second week began due to fluctuations in demand and strengthening markets.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,650 per kg on 5th December as stock markets performed well, reducing demand for silver.
- The continued currency shortage led to lower than expected demand from the retail sector, which kept prices low.
- Silver prices rose towards the middle of the week, trading at Rs.40,995 per kg on 7th December.
- Prices rose to a monthly high of Rs.41,495 per kg on 8th December before stabilising and ending the week at Rs.41,345 per kg on 11th December.
December '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Prices were high as the week began but dropped as demand declined.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,880 per kg on 12th December.
- Prices rose to Rs.41,340 per kg on 13th December but fell as the U.S. Dollar rose on renewed speculation of a Fed hike.
- Prices fell as demand dropped due to stable markets, falling to Rs.39,120 per kg on 16th December.
- Silver recovered slightly as the week ended, trading at Rs.39,305 per kg on 18th December.
December '16 – Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Prices in the fourth week of December were low as industrial demand failed to increase.
- Retail demand increased but prices continued to be low due to weak international demand.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,265 per kg on 19th December as markets were strong, with retail spending rising due to festive shopping.
- Prices fell to their lowest rate of the month on 23rd December as silver traded at Rs.38,725 per kg.
- Prices stayed low as demand was stagnant, as silver ended the week trading at Rs.38,725 per kg on 25th December.
December '16 – Week 5 (26th to 31st)
- The last week of December saw prices rise marginally as markets fell due to fears of a slowdown in Asia.
- Silver was priced at Rs.38,455 per kg on 26th December as demand was still sluggish.
- Prices rose sharply to trade at Rs.39,350 per kg on 27th December as the U.S. Dollar falling due to the postponing of a Fed rate hike.
- Prices continued to rise as the week progressed, though increases were marginal.
- Silver ended the month trading at Rs.39,035 per kg on 31st December, with silver prices falling by over 3.60% overall.
|November 1st Rate||Rs.43,310 per kg|
|November 30th Rate||Rs.41,275 per kg|
|Highest Rate in November||Rs.44,775 per kg on 11th November|
|Lowest Rate in November||Rs.40,405 per kg on 24th November|
November '16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- The price of silver in Salem was high due to sustained demand from the retail sector.
- Silver traded at Rs.43,310 per kg on 1st November, with demand picking up due to a low U.S. Dollar.
- Market fluctuations due to the U.S. presidential elections also led to higher demand for silver.
- Silver ended the week at Rs.44,180 per kg on 6th November as demand rose due to favourable market conditions.
November '16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Prices continued to rise as markets plummeted in response to the surprise victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election.
- Silver traded at Rs.43,735 per kg on 7th November as domestic retail demand was high due to the festive season.
- The announcement of the demonetisation of Rs.1,000 and Rs.500 notes led to Indian markets crashing, which boosted demand for silver.
- Silver reached a monthly high of Rs.44,775 per kg on 11th November before a slight dip in demand led to silver ending the week at Rs.42,005 per kg on 13th November.
November '16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Prices dropped further during the week as demand fell due to a shortage of legal tender following the demonetisation policy.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,065 per kg on 14th November as international demand also began to fall due to recovering markets.
- Retail demand was the hardest hit, as investors chose to put off silver purchases due to the cash crunch.
- Silver ended the month trading at Rs.40,735 per kg on 20th November.
November '16 - Week 4 and 5 (21st to 30th)
- The last two weeks of November saw silver prices continue to trade below expected prices due to reduced demand.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,025 per kg on 21st November as markets rose in anticipation of a U.S. Fed rate hike in the near future.
- Silver dropped to its lowest price for the month, trading at Rs.40,405 per kg on 24th November.
- Prices rose marginally as the month ended, with silver trading at Rs.41,275 per kg on 30th November, registering an overall loss of 4.69% in its value.
|October 1st Rate||Rs.45,900 per kg|
|October 31st Rate||Rs.42,875 per kg|
|Highest Rate in October||Rs.45,900 per kg on 1st and 2nd October|
|Lowest Rate in October||Rs.41,780 per kg on 16th and 17th October|
October ’16- Weeks 1 & 2 (1st-9th)
- The price of silver was high as a result of sustained demand from the industrial sector and strong overseas cues.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,900 per kg on 1st October.
- Trading in silver fell as the U.S. Dollar strengthened against global currencies and the markets rose.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,800 per kg on 9th October, making it the sharpest fall in price.
October ’16- Week 3 (10th-16th)
- Prices rose marginally as demand from jewellers picked up owing to the festive season.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,585 per kg on 10th October as industrial demand also rose.
- Global cues also led to prices rising as silver trading increased due to market uncertainty.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,780 per kg, its lowest price for the month as markets fared well, leading to silver prices to fall.
- The difference in price was marginal, with silver decreasing by Rs.805 per kg from the price at the beginning of the week.
October ’16- Week 4 (17th-23rd)
- The fourth week saw the price of silver rise on greater demand in the international market, coupled with steady demand from the domestic market.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,845 per kg on 17th October, with the price rising as the week progressed.
- Market uncertainty due to the falling U.S. Dollar and economic instability in Asian markets led to interest in silver increasing.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,130 per kg on 23rd October, an increase of Rs.285 per kg from the price at the start of the week.
October ’16- Week 5 (24th-31st)
- Silver traded at Rs.42,340 per kg on 24th October as the demand saw a resurgence due to continuing market instability.
- The U.S. Dollar fell against other currencies as uncertainty regarding the U.S. elections kept markets low.
- Prices climbed steadily as domestic demand surged.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,875 per kg on 31st October, an increase of Rs.535 per kg on the rate at the start of the week.
|1st Day||Rs.45,010 per kilogram|
|Last Day||Rs.46,175 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.47,735 per kilogram on 8th September|
|Lowest Price||Rs.45,010 per kilogram on 1st September|
September '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Week 1 of September saw an increase in silver rates owing to heightened demand for silver on the global and domestic front.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,010 per kilogram on the first day of the month.
- On account of weak economic data, the U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike seemed impossible.
- Silver prices peaked to Rs.46,760 per kilogram on 3rd and 4th September.
September '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Silver was on a rise this week with the market seeming bullish.
- Silver closed at Rs.46,760 per kilogram on the 5th of the month.
- On 8th September, silver reached its highest for the month at Rs.47,735 per kilogram.
- Possibility of a Fed rate hike came up again resulting in a fall in silver prices.
- Silver prices reached Rs.46,835 per kilogram on 9th and 11th September.
September '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Amid uncertainty of a Fed rate hike, silver rates showed some fluctuations this week.
- At the beginning of the week, silver traded at Rs.45,695 per kilogram.
- Prices went up to Rs.45,940 per kilogram on 14th of the month but dropped again with traders and investors taking a step back amid a volatile market.
- Silver prices dropped to Rs.45,370 per kilogram by the end of week 3.
September '16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver trend took a positive turn this week while the market outlook seemed bullish.
- With the approaching presidential elections, the Fed rate hike has been put aside.
- On 19thSeptember, silver traded at Rs.46,100 per kilogram.
- Silver climbed to Rs.47,560 per kilogram on 23rd of the month.
- Silver demand showed stability as industrialists maintained constant pricing till the end of week 4.
September '16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- Strengthening of the dollar turned the outlook over the global market, negative.
- On 26th September, silver traded at Rs.46,685 per kilogram.
- Domestic markets saw a decline in demand from silver coin makers and industrialists.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,645 per kilogram on 28th September.
- The overall monthly gain was recorded at an increase of 2.59%, despite prices falling this week.
|Highest Price||Rs.49,660 per kilogram on 3rd August|
|Lowest Price||Rs.44,900 per kilogram on 29th August|
August '16 – Weeks 1 (1st to 7th)
- Silver traded at Rs.49,200 per kilogram on 1st August, a strong start for the precious metal.
- The dollar was weak and silver gained wind on 3rd August, trading at Rs.49,660 per kilogram, the highest price recorded for the month.
- Overseas demand fell when the U.S. released more positive economic data.
- Silver traded at Rs.47,255 per kilogram by the end of the week.
August '16 – Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- The trend for silver prices at the beginning of the week showed an inclination.
- Silver traded at Rs.47,280 per kilogram on 8th August.
- As domestic demand increased, silver prices climbed. On 10th August, silver traded at Rs.48,760 which was the highest for this week.
- With stable domestic demand, silver was able to overcome negative global trends.
- There was a slight drop towards the end of the week, a silver traded at Rs.47,750 per kilogram on 14th August.
August '16 – Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- Silver rates declined compared to the previous week.
- Silver traded at Rs.47,750 per kilogram on 15th August.
- Despite weak trends in the international market, silver managed climbed to Rs.48,130 on 16th, the highest for the week, on account of domestic demand.
- But domestic demand fell as well and prices dropped again.
- Silver traded low at Rs.46,690 per kilogram.
August '16 – Week 4 (22nd to 28th)
- Silver was seen trading at Rs.45,800 per kilogram on 22nd August.
- Demand in the domestic market kept prices stable this week, but speculations of a Fed rate hike could not be ignored.
- Prices for the metal fell to Rs.45,040 per kilogram by 25th August.
- Rates did not change till the end of the week.
August '16 - Week 5 (29th to 31st)
- Global market trends were not favorable for silver this week.
- The price of silver dropped drastically on 29th August to Rs.44,900 on 29th August. This was an all-time low for the month of August.
- Silver prices were able to stabilize on account of domestic demand coming in from industrialists, jewellers and coin makers.
- Silver prices are expected to climb in the second half of this year as the festive season approaches.
- The month of August saw a decline of 7.88% in silver rates.
|July 1st Rate||Rs.46,490 per 1 kg|
|July 31st Rate||Rs.48,970 per 1 kg|
|Highest Rate in July||Rs.49,745 per 1 kg on 11th of July|
|Lowest Rate in July||Rs.46,490 per 1 kg on July 1st|
July'16 - Week 1 and 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver traded at Rs.46,650 per 1 kg on the 1st of July.
- Owing to heavy demand, silver climbed up to Rs.47,925 per kg on the 2nd of July.
- Silver further increased over the week and traded at Rs.48,130 per kg on the 5th of July.
- Silver continued to climb up and hit Rs.49,265 per kg on the 6th of July.
July'16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver opened the at Rs.49,200 per kg the 11th of July.
- The price of silver increased by Rs.215 to Rs.49,415 per kg on the 12th of July.
- Silver traded at Rs.49,130 per kg on the 13th of July.
- Silver witnessed a decline as prices dropped down to Rs.48.840 per kg on the 16th and 17th of July.
July '16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- Silver traded at Rs.48,360 per kg on 18th of July.
- Prices came down to to Rs.47,105 per kg on the 21st of July.
- Silver price increased to Rs.47,420 per kg on the 22nd of July
- Silver remained constant at Rs,47,420 per kg on the 24th of July.
July‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 31st)
- Silver opened the week at Rs.47,195 per kg on the 25th of July.
- The price of silver increased by Rs.415 and traded at Rs.47,610 per kg on the 26th of July.
- The price of silver dropped down and was at at Rs.47,370 per kg.
- Silver hit the highest for the week at Rs.49,070 per kg on the 28th of July.
- Silver closed the month at Rs.48,970 per kg on the 31st of July.
|June 1st Rate||Rs.38,720 per kg|
|June 30th Rate||Rs.44,725 per kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.44,725 per kg on the 30th of June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.38,720 per kg on the 1st of June|
June 2016 – Week One(June 1st to June 4th)
- Silver traded at Rs.38,720 per kg on the 1st of June.
- The price of silver climbed to Rs.39,075 per kg on the 3rd of June.
- The price further increased as silver hit 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.
- Prices dropped down to Rs.39,370 per kg on the 7th of June.
- The price of silver increased as the week progressed and silver hit Rs.41,510 per kg on the 10th of June and remained the same 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.
- The price increased the very next day, owing to global demand and silver hit Rs.41,835 on the 13th of June.
- Silver traded at Rs.43,055 per kg on the 16th of June.
- The price declined further over the week and silver hit Rs.42,280 on the 18th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver traded at Rs.42,280 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.44,440 per kg on the 29th of June.
- Silver closed the month at Rs.44,725 per kg on the 30th of June.
|1st May rate||Rs. 42,590|
|31st May rate||Rs. 39,010|
|Highest rate in May||Rs. 42,590 on 1st of May|
|Lowest rate in May||Rs. 38,705 on 30th of May|
May '16 - Weeks 1 and 2 (1st to 8th)
- Salem’s silver prices for the month of May reflected a decrease in the silver price due to weakened demand and international trends.
- Silver traded at Rs. 42,590 per kg on the 1st of May, decreasing throughout the week in spite of a stable demand.
- Prices fell to a weekly low of Rs. 41,575 per kg on the 4th of May but rose by Rs. 115 on the 5th of May, taking the price to Rs. 41,690 per kg.
- The price dipped lower and then rose slightly, with the price reaching Rs. 41,875 per kg on the 8th of May.
May '16 -Week 3 (9th to 15th)
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,635 per kg on the 9th of May, with the price dipping to Rs. 41,085 per kg on the 10th of May before demand pushed prices back up.
- The market uncertainty and fluctuating Dollar led to volatility in the markets, as silver prices dipped for the remainder of the week.
- Silver made some gains mid-week, before falling to Rs. 411,255 per kg on the 15th of May.
May '16 - Week 4 (16th to 22nd)
- Prices continued to fall as the Dollar made gains and the markets recovered from the previous week’s volatility.
- Data from the U.S. manufacturing sector showed encouraging growth, leading to stocks posting gains as demand for silver fell.
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,255 per kg on the 16th of May and moved up very slightly on the following day.
- Prices of silver fell towards the end of the week, recording a price of Rs. 40,135 per kg on the 22nd of May.
May '16 - Weeks 5 and 6 (23rd to 31st)
- Silver prices fell as markets became stronger, buoyed by the possibility of an imminent U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike in June.
- Silver started the week at Rs. 39, 780 per kg, a fall of Rs. 355 from the previous week.
- Prices slid lower as the Dollar gained on other currencies, reaching a low of Rs. 38,705 per kg on the 30th of May.
- Less than favourable figures from the U.S. job market led to silver regaining some of its value, as it traded at Rs. 39,010 per kg on the 31st of May.
|April 1st Rate||Rs.37,015|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.42,590|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.42,590 on the 30th of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.35,765 on the 4th of April|
|Overall Performance||Gain / Positive|
Apr'16 - Weeks 1 & 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver rates declined during the first four days of the month but rose steadily for the next two days before becoming constant for the remainder of the ten-day period.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.37,015 at the start of the month and Rs.36,620 on the tenth day of April.
- Prices began to increase on the fifth day of trading as a result of increase in industrial demand and firming domestic and international trends.
Apr ‘16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver rates increased steadily during the third week of the month.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.37,180 on the 11th of April and Rs.39,110 on the 17th.
- Prices increased by more than Rs.1900 over the week.
Apr ‘16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- Silver rates increased consistently as the week progressed and remained unchanged for the last three days of trading.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.38,860 on the 18th of April and Rs.41,155 on the 24th.
- Prices increased by almost Rs.2300 during the week, making it the week with the highest gains in April.
Apr ‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 30th)
- Silver prices continued their consistent incline over the last week of April barring marginal losses on the fourth day of trading.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.40,520 on the 25th of April and Rs.42,590 on the last day of the month.
- An overall increase of more than Rs.2000 was recorded in the last week.
|1st March rate||Rs.36,640|
|31st March rate||Rs.36,715|
|Highest rate in March||Rs.38,455 on 18th|
|Lowest rate in March||Rs.35,260 on 2nd|
Mar'16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Silver was stable on the whole in first week’s trading.
- Rates were Rs.36,640 on 1st and Rs.36,640 on 6th again.
Mar'16 - Mar'16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Silver lost value in second week’s trading.
- Rates were Rs.37,915 on 7th and Rs.35,260 on 13th.
- Silver lost a net value of Rs.2,655 over the course of this week.
Mar'16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Silver prices appreciated marginally in this week.
- Prices were Rs.37,850 on 14th and Rs.37,865 on 20th.
- Silver gained a net value of Rs.15 in this week, and also touched a monthly high of Rs.28,455 on 18th.
Mar'16 - Week 4 (21st to 27th)
- Silver fell some more in fourth week’s trading.
- Rates were Rs.37,705 on 21st and Rs.36,685 on 27th.
- Silver lost a net value of Rs.1,020 in this week’s trading.
Mar'16 - Week 5 (28th to 31st)
- Silver posted profits in the last week.
- Prices were Rs.36,545 on 28th and Rs.36,715 on 31st.
- Silver gained a net value of Rs.170 over the course of this week.
|1st February rate||Rs.35,040|
|29th February rate||Rs.36,605|
|Highest rate in February||Rs.38,525 on 12th|
|Lowest rate in February||Rs.34,975 on 2nd|
Week 1 (1st to 7th)
- Silver was profitable in the first week of trading.
- Prices were Rs.35,040 on 1st and Rs.36,690 on 7th.
- Silver rose by a cumulative Rs.1,650 through the week, rising on all days.
Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver registered even more profits in the second week.
- Rates were Rs.35,900 on 8th and Rs.37,800 on 14th.
- Silver rose almost continuously all through the week.
Week 3 (15th to 21th)
- Silver had subdued gains in the third week.
- Prices were Rs.37,100 on 15th and Rs.37,600 on 21st.
- Prices fluctuating all through the week, ultimately ending Rs.500 up.
Week 4 (22nd to 29th)
- Silver broke its winning streak in the last week of the month.
- Rates were Rs.37,400 on 22nd and Rs.36,400 on 29th.
- Prices dropped by Rs.1,000 over the course of the week.
Silver as an investment
Most of Salem’s populace view Silver as an effective mode of investment. Various segments of the populace prefer silver over gold because of its lower prices. Silver is an effective investment and its intrinsic value gives it an edge especially during times of financial instability.Physical silver
Silver is extensively used in the form of jewellery especially silver anklets and silver ornamental jewellery forms an integral part of Salem’s economy. In fact the silver jewellery industry employs a large part of the population and employs close to 80,000 people across the various regions of Salem. With majority of the silver ornaments being produced for religious occasions and various other uses in the jewellery market, the use of silver in its physical form is deeply entwined to the history of Salem. In fact, silver in Salem can be dated back to 2000 years ago where silver coins from the Roman era were discovered in Salem in 1987.Silver contracts
Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), National Multi Commodity Exchange (NMCE) and National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) are some of the channels in which silver is traded extensively. With an initial margin of around RS 2200, the minimum contract which is traded (silver micro) is 1 kg. Consumers will also have to incur other charges such as stamp duty, brokerage fee and so forth.
Silver rates in Salem
1 kg of silver was pegged at RS 34,415 at the start of December 2015, an increase of RS 400 from the close of November, 2015 when the price stood at RS 34,005. The overall price of silver in the past few months has not seen too many major fluctuations with any increase or decrease being in a reasonable range. The price of silver was high on the start of November 2015 and stood at RS 36,675 and saw a considerable slump in mid-November. However towards the close of November, the prices had evened itself out and now currently stands at RS 34.415 per gram.
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