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Silver Price in Surat
Silver is highly sought-after by millions of Indians. According to experts, given that mining of silver is getting costlier, the price of the white precious metal may also increase. According to latest reports, the gold-to-silver ratio in 2015 reveals that silver is under priced vis-a-vis gold, thereby paving way for increased buying of silver. The low prices trigger result in more consumers turning to silver.
Silver is widely used in Surat in the form of silverware and gifts during festivals and weddings. Silver is sought across varying age groups and social strata. Several jewellery exhibitions are regularly held in the city of Surat, attracting serpentine queues and bookings. Various kinds of jewellery such as bajubandh, bracelets and anklets are in demand in addition to handcrafted artefacts.
Trend of Silver Rate in Surat for November 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver rate on 1st November 2017||Rs.38,995 per kg|
|Silver rate on 30th November 2017||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|Highest Rate in November 2017||Rs.40,520 per kg on 18 and 19 November|
|Lowest Rate in November 2017||Rs.38,640 per kg on 30 November|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
November 2017 - Week 1 (1st to 5th):
- Trading commenced in Surat with silver rates fluctuating amid demand vagaries during the first week of November.
- Silver was priced at Rs.38,995 per kg on the 1st of November.
- However, an increase in domestic demand ahead of the festive season resulted in silver price in Surat surging to Rs.39,950 per kg on the 2nd.
- Demand for the industrial metal remained consistent for much of the week due the poorly performing equities market.
- The week concluded with the white metal trading at Rs.39,355 per kg on the 4th and the 5th after a positive trend overseas resulted in a steady but subdued demand for the metal.
November 2017 - Week 2 (6th to 12th):
- Steady local demand from the previous week led to silver price in Surat firm at Rs.39,355 per gram on the 6th of November.
- World markets tumbled after the news about the arrest of top Saudi’s top ranking officials and diplomats broke out. This pushed demand higher for the safe-haven metal and silver was trading at Rs.40,040 per kg on the 7th.
- The political unrest in the Middle east led to an increase in demand in global as well as local markets. This led to silver rate in Surat remaining untouched at Rs.40,040 per kg on the 8th and the 9th.
- However, with equities recovering from the initial shock, demand for the industrial metal declined and silver was priced at Rs.39,970 per kg on the 10th.
- Strong global cues coupled with steady demand from industrial units and coin manufacturers led to silver holding steady at Rs.39,970 per kg for the remainder of the week.
November 2017 - Week 3 (13th to 19th):
- The third week opened with silver priced relatively lower at Rs.39,870 per kg on the 13th owing to a marginal decline global demand for the metal.
- However, with the Brexit fallout having a negative impact on the British equity markets, demand for safe-haven assets such as silver surged. This led to silver price in Surat rising to Rs.40,140 per kg on the 14th.
- An increase in Asian demand from industries and coin makers amid the overseas crisis led to silver price in Surat surging to Rs.40,240 per kg on the 15th and the 16th.
- Local demand dropped amid a poor trend overseas and the industrial metal prices plunged to Rs.40,040 per kg on the 17th.
- However, the 18th witnessed rates surging to Rs.40,520 per kg after diplomatic relations between the US and North Korea worsened during the week.
- Strong global cues coupled with steady local demand for the metal led to prices remaining unchanged at Rs.40,520 per kg on the 19th as well.
November 2017 - Week 4 (20th to 26th):
- The fourth week opened with the industrial metal priced at Rs.40,440 per kg on the 20th after global markets stabilised from the previous week’s downfall.
- The 21st saw silver price in Surat at Rs.39,780 per kg as the commodity markets took a hit with equity markets recovering during the week.
- Prices dropped further to Rs.39,265 per kg on the 22nd, but silver price in Surat rebounded to Rs.40,060 per kg on the 23rd as domestic trade witnessed a rise in demand from industries and coin makers.
- The renewed geopolitical crisis between the US and North Korea led to the world markets tumbling again during the week.
- Strong global trends compounded by an increase in safe-haven demand for silver led to week concluding with the metal priced at Rs.39,780 per kg on the 26th.
November 2017 - Week 5 (27th to 30th):
- The final week saw silver rate in Surat drop significantly as demand from industries and coin manufacturer began to decline.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,780 per kg on the 27th when the week began.
- However, with demand from industrial units and coin makers dropping during the week, silver price in Surat plunged to Rs.39,680 per kg on the 28th.
- Demand continued to fall amid the weak trends overseas and the metal was priced at Rs.39.115 per kg on the 29th.
- The white metal was recorded trading at Rs.38,640 per kg on the 30th as the month drew to an end.
- Surat witnessed silver rates decline at 0.91% during the month owing to poor global trends and weak demand for the industrial metal.
Trend of Silver Rate in Surat for October 2017 (rates 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.40,440 per kg on 16 October|
|Lowest Rate in September||Rs.39,110 per kg on 5 and 19 October|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
October 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 8th)
- When trading started for October, silver was priced at Rs.39,540 per kg. This was due to a poor demand stemming from various groups of investors in the city.
- Prices remained unchanged on the 2nd before falling to Rs.39,265 per kg on the 3rd due to a poor demand.
- Silver price in Surat went up briefly to Rs.39,355 per kg on the 4th before falling to monthly low rates of Rs.39,110 per kg on the 5th of the month.
- Rates were subdued till the 6th but jumped to Rs.39,680 per kg the next day due to a surge in local demand.
- When the week ended, gold was still trading at Rs.39,680 per kg as demand remained steady.
October 2017 - Week 2 (9 - 15):
- When the second week began, silver was priced at RS.39,950 per kg - a slight increase from the previous day’s rates.
- Silver rate in Surat rose to Rs.40,060 per kg on the 10th as local demand was aided by positive cues from the overseas market.
- Silver rate in Surat kept rising over this week as demand remained on the higher side, with investors rushing in to make purchases.
- Silver price in Surat went up to Rs.40,285 per kg on the 12th and then to Rs.40,390 per kg for the remaining days of the week.
October 2017 - Week 3 (16 - 21):
- Overnight trading had pushed silver price in Surat up to Rs.40,440 per kg on the 16th of October.
- But, a drop in domestic demand led to a fall in rates the next day and the metal traded at Rs.40,285 per kg.
- As the US dollar had a strong showing, silver rate in Surat dropped again to Rs.40,060 per kg on the 18th and then to Rs.39,110 per kg on the 19th of the month.
- However, festive demand pushed silver rate in Surat back up to Rs.40,285 per kg on the 20th of October.
- When the week ended, the white metal was trading at Rs.40,060 per kg.
October 2017 - Week 4 & 5 (22 - 31):
- Over the final 10 days of October, silver price in Surat were largely on the decline, which was caused due to poor demand.
- On the 22nd of the month, silver rates were recorded at Rs.40,060 per kg.
- Prices remained steady till the 24th, but on the 25th rates dropped to Rs.39,780 per kg as domestic demand was on the weaker side.
- The 28th saw silver rate in Surat hold at Rs.39,115 per kg as demand kept sliding down.
- However, the final few days of the month saw a brief increase in demand, which caused prices to increase steadily.
- When the month ended on the 31st, silver rates were holding at Rs.39,435 per kg.
- Overall, there was a 0.24% decline in silver prices in Surat, which was due to weak demand.
Trend of Silver Rate in Surat for September 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per 1 kg)|
|Silver rate on 1st September||Rs.38,995 per kg|
|Silver rate on 30th September||Rs.40,060 per kg|
|Highest Rate in September||Rs.40,440 per kg on 29 September|
|Lowest Rate in September||Rs.37,235 per kg on 5 & 6 September|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
September 2017- Week 1 (1st to 10th)
- The price of silver in Surat was Rs.40,390 per kg from 1-3 September as local demand was consistent, keeping prices steady.
- Demand rose as overseas industrial units increased orders, pushing silver prices to Rs.41,075 per kg on 4 September.
- Coin makers also sought to capitalise on low import rates and increased demand for the industrial metal, resulting in silver rising to Rs.41,495 per kg on 6 September.
- While U.S. markets were volatile, the U.S. dollar rate fluctuated, leading to higher demand for safe-haven assets like bullion which pushed silver rates higher.
- Demand rose to a monthly high of Rs.41,900 per kg as the week drew to a close on 9 & 10 September.
September 2017- Week 2 (11th to 17th)
- Silver prices in Surat were stable but on the decline in the second week of September, with the metal trading at Rs.41,075 per kg on 11 September due to reduced industrial offtake.
- The recovery of the U.S. dollar and the resultant rise in import rates for silver led to reduced demand from local industry, which kept prices low.
- Overseas demand was also muted, as silver traded at Rs.41,030 per kg on 12 September.
- Prices continued to drop as coin makers also reduced orders, resulting in silver falling to Rs.40,890 per kg on 14 September.
- Prices did not change for the rest of the week in spite of fluctuations across the bourses as industrial units awaited news on a possible rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
- The week ended on 17 September with silver continuing to trade at Rs.40,890 per kg.
September 2017- Week 3 (18th to 24th)
- Demand for silver among industrial units was muted in the third week of September, with silver opening the week at Rs.40,440 per kg on 18 September.
- Prices dipped to Rs.40,060 per kg on 20 September and slid to Rs.39,670 per kg on 21 September due to a sharp decrease in orders from local coin makers and industrial units.
- A marginal rise in price was recorded as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.40,040 per kg from 22-24 September.
September 2017- Week 4 (25th to 30th)
- The last week of September saw fluctuations in the price of silver due to conflicting cues from overseas demand and a rising U.S. dollar.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,670 per kg on 25 September and rose briefly to Rs.40,520 per kg on 26 September as local demand was steady.
- A drop in international demand for silver led to prices falling to Rs.39,780 per kg on 27 September, with prices falling further to Rs.39,530 per kg on 28 September.
- Demand stagnated in spite of uncertain markets as the Catalan independence referendum approached.
- Silver prices in Surat did not change as the month ended on 30 September and recorded a loss of 2.12% over the course of the month.
Trend of Silver Rate in Surat for August 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|Silver Rate on 1st August||Rs.38,925 per kg|
|Silver Rate on 31st August||Rs.40,040 per kg|
|Highest Rate in August||Rs.40,190 per kg on 29 & 30 August|
|Lowest Rate in August||Rs.37,235 per kg on 5 & 6 August|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
August 2017 - Week 1 ( 1st - 6th)
- Silver price in Surat were on the fall for most of this week, courtesy of a weak demand from industrial units. However, the week opened at a relatively high price of Rs.38,925 per kg.
- Rates dropped to Rs.38,455 per kg on the 2nd before dropping again to reach Rs.37,965 per kg on the 3rd of August. This was because of a strong western market, which brought down the extent of precious metal purchases around the world.
- On the 4th, silver prices in Surat increased considerably to reach Rs.38,120 per kg, as the US dollar underwent a minor slump in its valuation.
- The 5th and the 6th saw silver trade at Rs.37,235 per kg - the lowest rate for the month - as dollar bounced back from its momentary weak point.
August 2017 - Week 2 (7th - 13th)
- When trading started for the second week, silver was priced at Rs.39,295 per kg, despite the demand being mostly subdued throughout the weekend.
- Silver rates in Surat increased to Rs.38,345 per kg on the 8th as demand from coin makers surged. But, a gaining US dollar pushed trading down, which subsequently pushed silver prices to Rs.37,965 per kg on the 9th of August.
- Demand for silver bounced back on the 10th, which was reflected in the metal trading price of Rs.38,925 per kg.
- Towards the end of the week, silver price in Surat surged as demand from both industrial and retail units improved. This led to the white metal trading at Rs.39,670 per kg over the final two days of the week.
August 2017 - Week 3 (14th - 20th)
- The third week commenced with silver still priced at Rs.39,670 per kg, thanks to steady global prices.
- A massive fluctuation in local demand pushed silver price in Surat to Rs.38,815 per kg - a Rs.855 decrease in a span of a day.
- But, the ongoing US - North Korea stand-off led to the American market collapsing, which led to an increased safe-haven demand.
- Due to this, silver rate Surat rebounded to reach Rs.39,530 per kg on the 17th of August. However, this high pricing wasn’t feasible from the investor point of view, which caused demand to drop the next day.
- Silver rate in Surat went down to Rs.39,115 per kg on the 18th and - as there was a weak yet sustained demand - silver rates remained unchanged till the end of the week.
August 2017 - Week 4 (21st - 27th)
- This week’s trading commenced with silver rates starting at Rs.39,115 per kg.
- There was a slight increase in demand on the 22nd, which pushed silver rates to Rs.39,265 per kg and again to Rs.39,355 per kg as demand picked up slowly.
- However, a significant drop in industrial demand across the Asian peninsula saw silver rates drop to Rs.38,995 per kg on the 25th.
- A steady demand from local buyers, amidst a weak continental demand, helped maintain silver rats at Rs.38,995 per kg for the final two days of this week.
August 2017 - Week 5 (28th - 31st)
- When trade exchanges opened for the final week of August, silver rates surged slightly.
- On the 28th, the white metal was priced at Rs.39,435 per kg.
- Prices went up to Rs.40,190 per kg as the US market remained shaky as a result of the hurricanes, which put the US - North Korea issue on the backburner.
- Rates remained at Rs.40,190 per kg as safe-haven purchases increased in the North American country, and kept local demand steady.
- On the final day of the month, however, silver prices dropped to Rs.40,040 per kg as markets rallied after measures were taken to minimise damage.
Trend of Silver Rate in Surat for July 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per kg)|
|July 1st Rate||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|July 31st Rate||Rs.38,640 per kg|
|Highest Rate in July||Rs.38,690 per kg on 3 July|
|Lowest Rate in July||Rs.36,035 per kg on 10 July|
|Overall Monthly Performance||No change|
July 2017 - Week 1 ( 1- 9):
- In Surat, silver was priced at Rs.38,640 per kg when trading commenced for the month of July.
- Trading rates remained the same on the 2nd, before reaching a monthly high figure of Rs.38,690 per kg on the 3rd of August.
- Silver price in Surat went down on the 5th to hit Rs.37,705 per kg as a result of domestic demand dropping.
- The white metal’s prices were expected to fall, but before increasing slightly on the 37,800 per gram but decreased to Rs,3,115 per kg on the 6th and ended the week at the same rate.
July ‘17- Week 2 (10 to 16)
- During the trading day of the 10th, silver rates reached a monthly low of Rs.36,035 per kg.
- Though prices increased over the next few days, the week saw plenty of declines as well.
- On the 13th, silver rates went up to Rs.36,920 per kg and traded at the same rate on the 14th of July.
- As demand from industrial units fell steeply, silver rates went down to Rs.36,270 per kg on the 15th.
- Silver price in Surat dropped on the16th as well to go down to Rs.36,180 per kg and remained there till the time of closing.
July ‘17- Week 3 (17 to 23)
- When trading began for the third week of July, silver was still trading at Rs.37,180 per kg.
- Due to demand in the city increasing, silver prices surged to Rs.37,600 per kg on the 18th and went up again on the 19th to Rs.36,705 per kg the next day.
- Silver rates went up the for the remaining two days of the week as they went up to Rs.37,800 per kg on the 22nd and then to Rs.38,005 per kg on the 23rd of July.
July ‘17- Week 4 (24 to 31)
- Prices changes significantly this week with fluctuation apparent on all the days.
- When the week began the white metal was trading at Rs.38,120 per kg which then went up to Rs.38,230 per kg on the 25th of July.
- The 27th saw silver rates reach Rs.38,690 per kg - which was the highest silver rate for the month.
- On the 29th, silver rate in Surat were recorded at Rs.38,460 per kg and increased to Rs.38,640 per kg on the last day of the month.
- Despite some drastic changes over this month, silver price trends remained at 0% as rates ended where they started - at Rs.38,640 per kg.
|June 1 Rate||Rs.40,285 per kg|
|June 30 Rate||Rs.38,995 per kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.40,890 per kg on 7 June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.38,455 per kg on 21 and 27 June|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
June 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 4th)
- In Surat, silver was priced at Rs.40,285 per kg when trading for the month of June began..
- The 2nd saw prices fall to Rs.39,950 per kg due to there being a decrease in demand from local coin makers and industrial units.
- SIlver rate in Surat increased by Rs.720 increase on the 3rd as global tensions pushed demand for the metal up considerably
- When the first week of June came to an end of the 4th, silver was still trading at Rs.40,670 per gram - same as the previous day’s rates.
June 2017 - Week 2 (5th - 11th)
- When the second week of June began, silver price in Surat hadn’t changed at all owing to a steady demand during the closing hours of the previous week.
- On the 7th, silver in Surat was trading at Rs.40,890 per kg - which as it happened was the highest silver rate for the month.
- As demand decreased silver price in Surat on the 7th went down to Rs.40,725 per kg and fell again the next day to reach Rs.40,285 per kg.
- On the 10th, silver prices decreased further to Rs.40,060 per kg due to a steadily falling demand.
- The last day of June week 2, however, saw silver prices remained the same - at Rs.40,060 per kg, thanks to a stable demand.
June 2017 - Week 3 (12th - 18th)
- Silver price in Suart decline for most of June week 3 as the US economy strengthened and - as a consequence - precious metal prices took a hit.
- When trading started on the 12th, silver was trading at Rs.39,680 per kg, which then decreased to Rs.39,435 per kg on the 13th.
- Silver price in Surat went down on the 14th to reach Rs.39,115 per kg but, as demand went up marginally, rates increased to Rs.39,265 per kg on the 15th.
- After than unexpected increase the previous day, silver prices went on their downward path to go down to Rs.38,995 per kg.
- On the 17th and the 18th, gold prices remained at 38,460 per kg - after witnessing a decrease of Rs.535 from the previous day’s rates.
June 2017 - Week 4 (19th - 25th)
- When the penultimate week of June began on the 19th, silver was trading at Rs.38,640 per kg - a Rs.180 increase from the previous day’s prices.
- Rates remained the same on the 20th, before decreasing to hit a monthly low of Rs.38,455 per kg - on the 21st of June.
- Prices went up slightly to Rs.38,460 per kg on the 22nd and gradually increased over the next couple days.
- The 23rd saw silver rate in Surat go up to Rs.38,690 per kg and then increase to Rs.38,925 per kg.
- On the 24th, when the week came to an end, silver rates in Surat remained at Rs.38,925 per kg.
June 2017 - Week 5 (26th - 30th)
- During the last week of June 2017, prices dropped and fell simultaneously, owing to a haphazard local demand.
- On the 26th, silver was priced at Rs.38,925 per kg, which then went down considerably to Rs.38,455 per kg on the 27th of June.
- The 28th saw prices increase to Rs.39,115 per kg, which continued to remain the same on the 29th as well.
- On the last day of June 2017, silver prices fell marginally to reach Rs.38,995 per kg - marking a Rs.120 decline from the previous day’s rates.
- The month of June in Surat saw silver prices change at a considerable high rate of -3.20%, which as it turned out was one of the weakest performance for more than 6 months.
|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 & 16th April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.40,040 per kg on 29th & 30th April|
April ’17- Week 1 (1st to 9th)
- The price of silver increased in the first week in Surat as the market conditions were quite in favour of a rise.
- The price of silver was at Rs.42,570 per kg on April 1 due to the stability in the industrial demand of silver. On April 4, the price rose to Rs.42,730.
- Since there was a fair amount of geopolitical tension in the US, the price of silver saw a decline. This resulted in an increase in the demand of silver as simultaneously the value of US Dollar also dropped a little.
- The price of silver closed at Rs.42,640 per kg as on April 9.
- Even though there was a decline in the US Dollar, the price of silver kept fluctuating.
April ’17 – Week 2 (10th to 16th)
- In the second week of April, the price of silver went up due to several market-related factors that ultimately led to an increase in the demand.
- The price of silver fell slightly as the week began, trading at Rs.41,625 per kg on 10th April but soon recovered as industrial demand rose with time.
- Trade in the U.S. markets remained lower than usual leading to an increase in demand for the metal. This resulted in the price of silver to rise up to Rs.42,775 per kg on April 13.
- An increase in the demand in the local markets and higher export volumes due to a rise in the U.S. dollar led to silver rising to Rs.43,030 per kg on 14th April.
- The week concluded with silver selling at Rs.43,055 per kg on 16th April as markets were comparatively weak.
April ’17 – Week 3 (17th to 23rd)
- Silver prices started to fall because demand stagnated as the market was going through a revival that witnessed an increase in the rate of the US dollar.
- The price of silver traded at Rs.43,030 per kg on 17th April, but prices began to fall as global markets took their cues from a recovering U.S. market, which lowered demand for silver.
- The price of silver fell to Rs.42,435 per kg on 20th April as local demand also fell, with coin makers reducing demand as import costs began to rise.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,980 per kg as the week ended on 23rd April, with a recovering market and a slowing down of overseas industrial demand attributed as reasons behind the drop in price.
April ’17 – Week 4 (24th to 30th)
- Silver continued to decline in the final week of April as local demand remained the same and overseas demand also became slow.
- Silver was priced at Rs.42,625 per kg on 24th April, with the price falling to Rs.40,520 per kg on 25th April as European markets also posted gains following favourable news regarding the French presidential election.
- Rising import costs led to a decline in demand from Asian industrial units, which pushed silver prices to a low of Rs.40,190 per kg on 28th April.
- The month ended with silver failing to recover from its slump, as it traded at Rs.40,040 per kg on 30th April to register an overall loss of 5.94% over the course of the month.
|March 1st Rate||Rs.43,970 per kilogram|
|March 31st Rate||Rs.42,115 per kilogram|
|Highest Rate in March||Rs.44,100 per kilogram on March 2nd|
|Lowest Rate in March||Rs.40,040 per kilogram on March 15th|
March ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 5th)
- Silver opened the month’s trading at Rs.43,970 per kilogram on March 1st.
- Sustained positive industrial demand saw Silver climb to a month high Rs.44,100 per kilogram on March 2nd.
- Expected changes in the US monetary policy saw Silver slip to Rs.42,730 per kilogram on March 3rd.
- Lowered prices boosted industrial demand which allow Silver to climb to Rs.43,295 per kilogram on March 4th and March 5th.
March ‘17 - Week 2 (6th to 12th)
- Lowered demand from coin makers saw Silver open the second week of trading at Rs.42,925 per kilogram on March 6th.
- Sustained low demand for the precious metal saw it further slip to Rs.41,900 per kilogram on March 8th.
- An expected US Federal Rate hike saw prices of Silver hit causing them to drop to Rs.40,670 per kilogram on March 10th.
- Silver stabilized at Rs.40,520 per kilogram on March 11th and March 12th.
March ’17- Week 3 (13th to 19th)
- Silver opened the third week of trading at Rs.40,760 per kilogram on March 13th.
- Looming changes in the Federal Interest Rates saw Silver slip to a month low of Rs.40,040 per kilogram on March 15th.
- Prevailing low prices of Silver caused an increase in demand for the precious metal, allowing it to recover to Rs.40,890 per kilogram on March 16th.
- Silver stabilized at Rs.40,815 per kilogram on March 17th, March 18th and March 19th.
March ’17- Weeks 4 (20th to 26th)
- A slight increase in industrial demand saw Silver open the fourth week of trading at Rs.41,075 per kilogram on March 20th.
- A slump in demand from coin makers saw Silver slip to Rs.40,725 per kilogram on March 21st.
- A weakened US Dollar saw Silver climb to Rs.41,340 per kilogram on March 23rd.
- Silver stabilized at Rs.41,340 on March 25th and March 26th to close the week’s trading.
March ’17- Weeks 5 (27th to 31st)
- Silver opened the fifth week of trading at Rs.41,900 per kilogram on March 27th.
- Uncertainty relating to changes in the US monetary policy saw Silver climb to Rs.42,115 per kilogram on March 28th and March 29th.
- A boost in demand saw Silver further climb to Rs.42,435 per kilogram on March 30th.
- Prevailing prices of Silver saw demand marginally drop to end the month’s trading at Rs.42,115 per kilogram on March 31st.
|February 1st Rate||Rs. 42,520 per kg|
|February 28th Rate||Rs. 44,165 per kg|
|Highest Rate in February||Rs. 44,165 per kg on 28th February|
|Lowest Rate in February||Rs. 42,115 per kg on 3rd February|
February 2017 - Week 1 (1st -4th):
- On 1st of February, when trading for the month bega, silver was trading at Rs.42,520 per kg but went up to Rs.42,640 per kg, thanks to the sudden rise in industrial demand.
- The 3rd, however, saw silver prices decrease to hit the lowest for the month at Rs.42,115 per kg.
- At the end of the week on 4th, silver rates went up to Rs.42,355 per kg on 4th as prices seemed to go up slightly.
February 2017 - Week 2 (5th - 11th):
- When week 2 began on 5th, silver was still priced at Rs.42,355 per kg before increasing by Rs.165 to hit Rs.42,520 per kg.
- On 7th, prices increased again to reach Rs.42,930 per kg - an increase of Rs.410 per compared to the previous day’s price.
- Rates went down marginally to Rs.42,920 per kg on 8th but bounced back to finish the business day of the 9th at Rs.42,950 per kg.
- On 10th, prices hit the lowest for the week to reach Rs.42,375 per kg..
- Rates went up on the last day of week 2 to hit Rs.42,570 per kg as demand went up again.
February 2017 - Week 3 (12th - 18th):
- The third week of February saw gold prices fluctuate considerably.
- When trading began on 12th, silver was priced at Rs.42,570 per kg and increased considerably by Rs.710 to hit Rs.43,280 per kg on 13th.
- The 14th saw prices go down as several domestic factors brought about the rise wasn’t there to be see again.
- The final three days of week 3 in Surat witnessed prices increase as demand went up.
- On 15th, silver was priced at Rs.43,385 per kg which later went up to Rs.43,520 per kg on 16th.
- Week 3 ended on 18th as silver rates declined to go down to Rs.43,400 per kg.
February 2017 - Week 4 (19th - 25th):
- Over the fourth week of February, silver prices still saw fluctuations despite the fact that trend was on the incline.
- When trading began on 19th, silver was trading at Rs.43,400 per kg but went down to Rs.43,270 per kg on 20th.
- Rates slightly increased on 21st to reach Rs.43,285 per kg but went down on 22nd to hit Rs.43,240 per kg.
- Prices went up on the 23rd to Rs.43,295 per kg and then to Rs.43,680 per kg on 24th.
- When the week ended on 25th, silver was seen trading at Rs.43,910 per kg.
February 2017 - Week 5 (25th - 28th):
- Rates were on the incline during the last week of February.
- When trading began on 25th, silver was priced at Rs.43,910 per kg and then increased to Rs.44,110 per kg on 27th.
- On the last day of February, silver was still priced at Rs.44,165 per kg.
- Surat saw silver price trends increase by 3.86% for the month of February.
|January 1st Rate||Rs.39,035 per kg|
|January 31st Rate||Rs.41,980 per kg|
|Highest Rate in January||Rs.42,180 per kg on 23rd January|
|Lowest Rate in January||Rs.39,035 per kg on 1st January|
January ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 7th)
- The price of silver increased in the first week in Surat as demand from coin makers rose.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,035 per kg on 1st January, with the price rising to Rs.39,530 per kg on 3rd January on strong demand.
- Prices rose to Rs.40,385 per kg on 3rd January as industrial demand rose due to a weakening of the U.S. Dollar.
- Silver continued to trade high as demand increased, trading at Rs.40,670 per kg on 5th January.
- Prices fell as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.40,390 per kg on 7th January due to minor fluctuations in demand.
January ‘17 - Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver prices were maintained as demand was stable, with silver trading at Rs.40,390 per kg on 8th January.
- U.S. markets fell over apprehension on fiscal policy direction under the new administration, which boosted demand for silver.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,815 per kg on 10th January, with the price continuing to rise to Rs.41,295 per kg on 11th January.
- A dip in industrial demand led to silver trading at Rs.41,030 per kg on 13th January, though local demand kept prices steady.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.41,230 per kg on 14th January, recording a weekly increase in price of Rs.840 per kg.
January ’17- Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- The third week of January saw the price of silver fluctuate due to a number of factors, but prices recorded an overall increase.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,230 per kg on 15th January and rose to Rs.41,560 per kg on 16th January as local demand rose.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,990 per kg on 18th January before falling to Rs.41,805 per kg on 19th January due to a drop in industrial demand.
- A recovery by the U.S. Dollar led to demand for silver falling, with the metal priced at Rs.41,675 per kg on 20th January.
- Prices recovered as the week ended, trading at Rs.41,930 per kg on 21st January.
January ’17- Weeks 4 & 5 (22nd to 31st)
- The price of silver fluctuated in the last two weeks of January.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,930 per kg on 22nd January and rose to a monthly high of Rs.42,180 per kg on 23rd January due to a drop in the U.S. Dollar.
- Prices fell as demand from Asia dipped following Lunar New Year, resulting in silver trading at Rs.41,835 per kg on 25th January.
- Silver fell to Rs.41,075 per kg on 27th January as local demand dropped and overseas markets recovered, resulting in lowered demand for bullion.
- Silver prices remained low for a few days before recovering to trade at Rs.42,010 per kg on 30th January.
- Silver ended the month trading at Rs,41,980 per kg on 31st January, recording an increase in price of 7.54%.
|December 1st Rate||Rs.40,450 per kg|
|December 31st Rate||Rs.39,035 per kg|
|Highest Rate in December||Rs.41,630 per kg on 8th December|
|Lowest Rate in December||Rs.38,460 per kg on 26th December|
December '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Price of silver in Surat started off pretty strong as the month began, trading at Rs.40,450 per kg on 1st December. The price kept rising as the week progressed.
- Stock markets kept fluctuating and a relatively volatile U.S. Dollar led to a higher demand for silver.
- Price of silver increased to Rs.41,070 per kg on 3rd December, remaining constant as the week ended on 4th December.
December '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Prices were stable during the beginning of the week as demand from industry was steady.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,055 per kg on 5th December. Silver rates increased due to an increase in the demand from coin makers thanks to the low U.S. Dollar.
- Silver rates increased to a monthly high of Rs.41,630 per kg on 8th December as demand for this precious metal increased abroad as well.
- Prices dipped as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.41,345 per kg on 11th December.
December '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Price of silver was steady at Rs.41,345 per kg on the 12th of December, but declined thereafter.
- Demand for silver fell as the U.S. Dollar strengthened amidst speculation of a hike in the U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,605 per kg on 15th December and continued declining thereafter even further.
- Prices dropped to Rs.39,230 per kg on 16th December as industrial bookings fell and demand from industry in Asia also slowed down.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.39,305 per kg on 18th December.
December '16 – Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- In the week before christmas, the demand for silver decreased further as a surge of holiday shopping kept currencies and stock markets steady.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,435 per kg on 19th December, with the price falling to Rs.39,195 per kg the next day due to a reduction in demand.
- As the month progressed, the price of silver declined steadily.
- Prices recovered marginally as silver closed the week trading at Rs.38,725 per kg on 25th December.
December '16 – Week 5 (26th to 31st)
- On the first day of the fifth week of December, the price of silver dropped to Rs.38,460 per kg which was the lowest rate at which silver traded at for the month of December in Surat.
- Silver was priced at Rs.38,690 per kg on 27th December and rose to Rs.39,345 per kg on 28th December as consumer demand began to rise.
- With the U.S. Federal Reserve not raising interest rates, U.S. Dollar slightly declined.
- Stock markets did not perform well on fears of an economic slowdown in Asia, which increased the demand for silver.
- Silver ended the year priced at Rs.39,035 per kg on 31st December, though the value of silver fell by 3.49% during the month.
|November 1st Rate||Rs.42,910 per kg|
|November 30th Rate||Rs.41,055 per kg|
|Highest Rate in November||Rs.44,960 on 9th November|
|Lowest Rate in November||Rs.40,190 per kg on 25th November|
November '16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Silver prices in Surat for the month of November increased as the month began as on account of increased demand from the retail and industrial sector.
- Silver was priced at Rs.42,910 per kg on 1st November, with demand rising as the U.S. Dollar continued to trade low due to uncertainty over the upcoming U.S. elections.
- Prices rose as the week continued, with silver trading at Rs.44,645 per kg on 4th November.
- The week ended with silver trading at Rs.44,180 per gram, registering an increase in price courtesy increased demand both domestically as well as internationally.
November '16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Silver maintained its price as demand was high due to strong demand from the retail sector following the demonetisation announcement.
- Silver was priced at Rs.43,685 per kg on 7th November and rose as the week progressed.
- Donald Trump’s surprise win in the U.S. presidential election led to a fall in markets, which boosted silver demand.
- Indian markets also fell following demonetisation, which pushed silver demand.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,005 per kg on 13th November, with prices dropping as the week ended.
November '16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Prices during the third week fell as demand was sluggish owing to a shortage of cash due to demonetisation.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,760 per kg on 14th November, as international demand was also slow due to a recovering market.
- The possibility of a U.S. Fed rate increase led to the U.S. Dollar strengthening, resulting in demand for silver falling.
- The continued cash shortage and signs of a domestic stock market recovery also contributed to lower than usual demand for silver.
- Prices fell as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.40,735 per kg on 20th November.
November '16 - Week 4 and 5 (21st to 30th)
- Silver rates stabilised in the last two weeks of November, though prices continued to remain low.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,890 per kg on 21st November as the U.S. markets made significant gains.
- Prices rose marginally to Rs.41,325 per kg on 22nd November before a strengthening U.S. Dollar resulted in silver demand falling again.
- Prices were stable for the rest of the week, with silver closing the month at Rs.41,055 per kg on 30th November.
|1st Day||Rs.45,900 per kilogram|
|Last Day||Rs.43,035 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.45,900 per kilogram on 1st and 2nd October|
|Lowest Price||Rs.41,685 per kilogram on 7th October|
October 2016 – Week 1 and 2 (1st to 9th)
- Demand was high for silver at the start of the month
- Silver traded at Rs.45,900 per kilogram on 1st and 2nd October, the highest price for this month.
- Prospects of a Fed rate hike were raised this month and investors were reluctant.
- Reduced industrial offtake also led to a drop in prices.
- On 8th and 9th, silver traded at Rs.41,800 per kilogram, marking a considerable decline in prices.
October 2016 – Week 3 (10th to 16th)
- Trends in the overseas market turned positive as the U.S. economic data was not strong enough to warrant an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,600 per gram on 10th October but prices declined after that.
- A reduction in industrial offtake led to silver prices dropping through the week.
- By the end of the week, silver traded at Rs.41,780 per kilogram indicating a slight decline in prices.
October 2016 – Week 4 (17th to 23rd)
- On October 17th, silver prices were low as the U.S Federal Reserve was hawkish about the interest rate hike.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,970 per gram at the start of the week.
- Increased offtake by industrialists and coin makers coupled with wedding season demand gave silver rates a boost.
- By the end of the week, silver prices had recovered to Rs.42,130 per kilogram.
October 2016 – Week 5 (24th to 31st)
- The dollar lowered this week which resulted in increased demand for silver.
- At the start of the week, silver traded at Rs.42,330 per kilogram.
- Festive demand helped silver rates climb this week.
- Industrial units and coin makers increased their offtake which helped silver rates climb up.
- By the end of the week, silver was trading at Rs.43,035 per kilogram.
- Prices increased this week but was not enough to avoid a declining trend for this month.
|1st Day||Rs.45,225 per kilogram|
|Last Day||Rs.45,750 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.47,820 per kilogram on 7th September|
|Lowest Price||Rs.45,225 per kilogram on 1st September|
September '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver prices climbed this week on account of positive global trends.
- The U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike seemed impossible this month as the U.S. economic data indicated slow growth.
- On 1st September, the price of silver was Rs.45,225 per kilogram.
- Demand in the domestic market was high and silver received a good amount of industrial support.
- Silver traded at Rs.46,760 per kilogram on 4th September.
September '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- On 5th September, silver prices remained unchanged from the previous week. Silver was seen trading at Rs.46,760 per kilogram.
- Demand was stable and helped rates climb at the start of the week.
- Silver traded at Rs.47,820 per kilogram on 7th September which was the highest price for this month.
- A growing chorus of a Fed rate hike led to a bearish outlook in the global market.
- By the end of the week, silver traded at Rs.46,835 per kilogram.
September '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- With bearish sentiments taking over the global market, the price of silver dropped to Rs.45,715 per kilogram.
- Demand continued to fall this week as the expectations of the U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike grew strong.
- By the end of the week, the price of silver had dropped to Rs.45,370 per kilogram.
September '16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- On 19th September, the price of silver was Rs.46,110 per kilogram.
- The Fed rate hike was put on hold in light of the approaching U.S. presidential elections.
- With the rate hike being put to rest till December, demand for silver picked up.
- Investors and industrialists flocked to the shiny metal and silver prices gained strength.
- Silver traded at Rs.47,535 per kilogram from 23rd September till the end of the week.
September '16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- As the U.S. economy improves, the dollar rose against a basket of currencies making silver much costlier to purchase.
- On 26th September, silver traded at Rs.46,950 per kilogram.
- Demand from industrialists and coin makers dropped.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,750 per kilogram on 30th September.
- For the month of September, silver prices increased by 1.16%.
|1st August||Rs.49,430 per kilogram|
|31st August||Rs. 45,460 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.49,670 per kilogram on 03rd August|
|Lowest Price||Rs.44,805 per kilogram on 29th August|
|Trend||Decline in silver prices|
August '16– Weeks 1 (1st to 7th)
- Silver traded at Rs.49,430 per kilogram on 1st August.
- Though there was a slight fall in silver price on the second day of the week, silver priced picked up and hit Rs.49,670 per kilogram on 03rd August, which is also the highest silver rate recorded in the month of August.
- Silver prices started to decline from 04th of August due to subdued demand from domestic market and closed at Rs.47,255 per kilogram.
August '16 – Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- On 08th of August, silver prices increased by Rs.205 per kilogram and traded at Rs.47,460 per kilogram.
- After remaining stable for one day, silver prices increased on 10th of August by Rs.135 per kilogram.
- Silver prices gradually declined from 11th to 14th August due to speculated fed rate hike and strong dollar rate.
- Silver exchanged at Rs.47,750 per kilogram on the last day of the week.
August '16– Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- On 15th of August, silver traded at Rs.47,750 per kilogram.
- There was a slight increase of Rs.190 per kilogram on 16th of August.
- Silver prices continued to fall throughout the week due to muted demand and strong U.S employment data.
- Silver closed at Rs.46,690 per kilogram.
August '16 – Week 4 (22nd to 28th)
- Silver was brought and sold at Rs.45,800 per kilogram on 22nd of August.
- No major fluctuations in silver prices was noted this week though silver prices continued to fall gradually.
- Dollar stood on firm grounds while silver prices dropped and touched Rs.45,010 per kilogram on 26th August, which was the lowest silver rate reported this week.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,040 per kilogram on 28th of August.
August '16 - Week 5 (29th to 31st)
- The lowest silver rate of the month was recorded on 29th of August when silver traded at Rs.44,805 per kilogram.
- Overall, silver had a downward curve on the 5th week of August due to Fed rate hike, positive U.S economy, lack of demand from domestic market.
- Silver closed at Rs.45,460 per kilogram.
|1st July rate||Rs.46,650|
|31st July rate||Rs.48,970|
|Highest rate in July||Rs.49,265 on the 6th and 7th of July|
|Lowest rate in July||Rs.46,650 on the 1st of July|
July'16 - Week 1 and 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver prices were recorded at Rs.46,650 on the 1st of July.
- A considerable increase on the 2nd saw prices jump to Rs.47,925 and end the first week of the month at the same rate.
- The price of silver stood at Rs.48,790 on the 4th of July, after which a minor decline was recorded on the 5th.
- An increase in excess of Rs.1,000 took prices up to Rs.49,265 on the 6th and they remained stable for another day.
- Silver closed the second week of July at Rs.47,720 per kilogram as prices remained unchanged from the 8th of the month.
July'16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- The value of silver was recorded at Rs.49,200 on the 11th of July after prices rose significantly from the previous week’s level.
- Prices then increased marginally on the 12th before a relatively small decline brought them down to Rs.49,120 on the 13th.
- A further decline on the 14th pushed prices down to Rs.48,595 after which consecutive increases on the next two days lifted the metal’s value to Rs.48,840 and it remained constant until the 17th.
- On the last day of the third week of July, silver prices fell and closed the week at Rs.47,980.
July '16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- Silver rates stood at Rs.47,980 at the start of the fourth week of July, followed by an increase on the 19th which pushed prices up to Rs.48,300.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.47,905 on the 20th after which they plunged to Rs.47,105 on the 21st.
- Prices remained constant at Rs.47,420 between the 22nd and 24th to close the week at a profit.
July‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 31st)
- Silver prices started the last week of July at Rs.47,195 per kilogram and increased to Rs.47,610 on the 26th.
- A minor decline on the 27th saw prices plunge to Rs.47,370, followed by a significant rise on the 28th which pushed prices up to Rs.49,070.
- A decline on the 29th brought prices down to Rs.48,380, but an increase on the 30th saw prices rise again and close the month at Rs.48,970 per kilogram.
|June 1st Rate||Rs. 38,640 per 1 kg|
|June 30th Rate||Rs. 44,635 per 1 kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs. 44,635 per 1 kg for 1 kg for 30th June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs. 44,635 per 1 kg on June 1st|
Jun'16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver traded at Rs. 38, 640 per 1 kg on the 1st of June.
- Silver price surged by Rs.225 per kg on the 3nd of June at Rs. 38,865 per kg.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,755 per kg on the 4th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Silver traded at Rs. 39,755 per kg on the 5th of June as there was no change in the price from the previous week.
- The price of silver came down by Rs.65 from Rs. 39,755 per kg to Rs. 39,690 per kg on the 6th of June.
- Silver witnessed a further decline as prices dropped down to Rs. 39,585 per kg on the 8th of June.
- Prices steadily increased over the week and silver traded at Rs.41,510 per kg on the 11th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Silver remained unchanged and traded at Rs.41,510 per kg on the 12th of June.
- Silver hit Rs.41,935 per kg on the 14th of June.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,958 per kg on the 16th of June.
- The price declined further over the week and silver hit Rs.42,235 on the 18th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver traded at Rs.42,235 per kg on the 19th of June.
- Due to heavy demand in the global market,the price of silver rose to Rs.42,405 per kg on the 21st of June.
- The price of silver relatively increased over the week and hit Rs.43,465 per kg on the 24th of June.
- The price of silver remained unchanged on the 25th of June at Rs.43,465 per kg.
Jun'16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- Silver traded at Rs.43,465 per kg on the 25th and 26th of June.
- The price further increased to Rs.43,980 per kg on the 29th of June.
- Silver closed the month at Rs.44,635 per kg on the 30th of June.
|1st May rate||Rs. 42,590|
|31st May rate||Rs. 39,010|
|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)
- Silver prices in Surat stayed high for the beginning of the week before falling slightly as demand dipped.
- Silver traded at Rs. 42,590 per kg on the 1st of May and rose to Rs. 42,675 per kg on the 2nd of May.
- Prices dropped by Rs. 650 to trade at Rs. 42,020 on the 3rd of May as demand dropped.
- Market fluctuations during the week kept prices low, as silver slumped after the middle of the week.
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,875 per kg on the 8th of May.
May '16 -Week 3 (9th to 15th)
- The price of silver fell slightly during the week due to markets strengthening as the Dollar recovered.
- Silver was priced at Rs. 41,725 per kg on the 9th of May, with a sudden slump in demand pushing the price to Rs. 40,890 per kg on the 10th of May.
- The price of silver made small gains as the week progressed, trading at Rs. 41,570 per kg on the 12th of May.
- The price fell as the week ended, trading at Rs. 41,255 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.36,780|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.42,590|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.42,690 on the 29th of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.36,000 on the 4th of April|
|Overall Performance||Gain / Positive|
Apr'16 - Weeks 1 & 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver rates declined during the first four days of the month following which a steady incline was recorded over the next few days before they became stable on the 8th of the month.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.36,780 on the first day of the month and Rs.36,620 on the tenth.
- Rates began to increase on the fifth day of trading as domestic and international trends began firming while an increase in industrial demand was also recorded.
Apr ‘16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver rates increased steadily during the third week of the month.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.37,115 on the 11th of April and Rs.39,110 on the 17th.
- Rates increased by almost Rs.2000 during the course of the week as there were no domestic or international events to affect the increase in prices.
Apr ‘16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- The fourth week of April recorded consistent increases as the week progressed barring marginal losses on the second and fifth day of trading.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.38,920 on the first day of the month and Rs.41,115 on the last.
- The penultimate week recorded the highest jump in prices in the month, increasing by almost Rs.2200 over the seven days.
Apr ‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 30th)
- Silver prices continued their incline over the last week of April except slight decline on the fourth and last day of trading.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.40,810 on the first day of the last week and Rs.42,590 on the last day of the month.
|1st March rate||Rs.37,005|
|31st March rate||Rs.36,495|
|Highest rate in March||Rs.38,640 on 18th|
|Lowest rate in March||Rs.36,455 on 29th|
Mar'16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Silver lost value in the first of trading in March.
- Prices were Rs.37,005 on 1st and Rs.36,640 on 6th.
- Silver gained Rs.705 on 2nd to rise to Rs.37,710 before stabilizing there for the remaining part of the week.
Mar'16 - Mar'16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Prices were positive in the second week.
- Rates were Rs.37,695 on 7th and Rs.37,710 on 13th.
- Silver gain appreciated on the second day of the week before stabilising over the remaining days.
Mar'16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- Silver was positive over the third week also.
- Rates were Rs.37,650 on 14th and Rs.37,865 on 20th.
- Prices were volatile all through the week, bottoming out on 16th and 17th at Rs.37,140 and peaking at Rs.38,640 on 18th.
Mar'16 - Week 4 (21st to 27th)
- Silver was down in fourth week’s trading.
- Rates were Rs.37,930 on 21st and Rs.36,685 on 27th.
- Silver appreciated on 22nd before declining in the remaining days to end the week at Rs.36,685.
Mar'16 - Week 5 (28th to 31st)
- March ended in negative for silver rates in Surat.
- Prices were Rs.36,570 on 28th and Rs.36,495 on 31st, a net loss of Rs.75.
Silver as an investment in Surat
For many investors, silver is not only a robust hedge against inflation and economic instability, but also diversifies the asset allocation of a portfolio. Most consumers in Surat view the white precious metal as a safe haven of investment owing to its intrinsic value. Small investors find silver more affordable than gold. Also, owing to its wide uses in several industries, the demand for silver is on the rise and therefore, continues to be a valuable investment.
Physical silver: Most consumers buy silver in the form of jewellery or artefacts. There are several prominent stores across Surat which offer a wide range of silverware and jewellery. Sterling silver has resale value and therefore, widely popular.
Silver contracts: Silver is traded in Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) and National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). Silver micro is traded in 1 kg. Investors ought to bear various charges such as brokerage, exchange levy and stamp duty among others.
Silver rates in Surat
The price of the white precious metal has been on the decline since January 2015. The price of the precious metal which was pegged at Rs.40065 in the month of January, decreased by -4.6% at Rs. 38200. Barring minor fluctuations, the price of silver followed a downward trend for the most part of March and April at Rs.37925, Rs.37279 respectively. The price of silver, however, marginally rose by 2.7% to Rs.38321 in the month of May but plummeted by -4.2% to Rs.36696 in June. The price of the white precious metal continued to slide further in the months of August and September at Rs.36102 and Rs.35512 respectively. The price of silver hovered around Rs.35000 in the months of October and November with minor fluctuations. 1 kg of silver was pegged at Rs.34768 in the month of December.
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