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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 March 2017 (rates per kg)
|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.
Also Check Silver Price in NearBy Cities of Salem
|Silver Rate in Coimbatore||Silver Rate in Bangalore||Silver Rate in Chennai|
|Silver Rate in Trichy||Silver Rate in Mysore||Silver Rate in Pondicherry|
|Also Know: Gold Rate in Salem|
Read more on Silver
- About Silver Mining
- Silver – Poor Man’s Gold
- Silver Bars and Silver Coins
- Silver Jewelry
- Need for Silver as an Industrial Commodity
News About Salem Silver Rate
Gold and silver rebounds as jewellers start buying
Gold prices increased by Rs.230 to Rs.28,645 per 10 grams at the bullion market. Pure gold also rose to Rs.28,795. Spot gold was up by 0.2% at USD 1,211.68 an ounce. There has been a rise in the overseas trend and jewellers have been buying at prevailing lower levels. Silver also followed suit and gained Rs.305 to Rs.37,615 per kg.
17th February 2016