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Silver Price in Trivandrum
Silver is a sought-after precious metal in Trivandrum. Besides its expanding industrial usage, it is bought in various forms such as traditional intricate jewellery, silverware, articles used for ritualistic purposes in addition to artefacts. Many consumers in Trivandrum present trendy gift articles made of silver during the wedding season. For many consumers in Trivandrum, silver is considered as a harbinger of good luck, a symbol of social prestige and prosperity.
Many consumers belonging to the middle-class and upper middle-class sections buy the white precious metal as they consider it as a safe haven of investment in the long term against any kind of economic instability. Many small investors in Trivandrum buy silver given that it is more affordable than the yellow metal. Silver is respected for its intrinsic value and instant acceptability across the world.
Trend of Silver Rate in Trivandrum for August 2017 (rates per kg)
|Parameters||Silver price (per 1 kg)|
|Silver Rate on 1st August||Rs.38,900 per kg|
|Silver Rate on 31st August||Rs.40,000 per kg|
|Highest Rate in August||Rs.40,200 per kg on 29 August|
|Lowest Rate in August||Rs.37,500 per kg from 7-9 August|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Incline|
|July 1 Rate||Rs.39,600 per kg|
|July 31 Rate||Rs.38,700 per kg|
|Highest Rate in July||Rs.39,600 per kg on 1 & 2 July|
|Lowest Rate in July||Rs.37,000 per kg on 10 July|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
July ‘17- Week 1 (1 to 9)
- The price of silver in Trivandrum was on the decline in the first week of July due to conflicting global cues as well as declining demand from industrial units.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,600 per kg on 1 July, with the price remaining constant for the next few days as demand was stable.
- Prices fell to Rs.38,800 per kg on 4 July as the dollar strengthened ahead of American Independence Day, which led to demand for silver falling.
- Prices dipped to Rs.38,000 per kg on 7 July as positive data from the U.S. bolstered the markets as well as the dollar.
- Silver price in Trivandrum fell steeply as the week drew to a close, trading at Rs.37,700 per kg on 8 & 9 July due to a decrease in demand.
July ‘17- Week 2 (10 to 16)
- Silver rate in Trivandrum continued to fluctuate in the second week of July as the G20 summit and ongoing political crises in Europe and the United States led to volatile markets.
- Silver opened the week at Rs.37,000 per kg on 10 July and rose to Rs.38,000 per kg on 12 July, boosted by a plummeting U.S. dollar and poorly performing stocks.
- Demand began to fall as the markets recovered following a slight slump, resulting in silver trading at Rs.37,300 per kg on 15 July.
- Prices were more or less stable, trading at Rs.37,300 per kg on 16 July as the week ended on a dampener due to static demand.
July ‘17- Week 3 (17 to 23)
- Silver demand rose as industrial units ramped up orders in the third week of July, as silver traded at Rs.37,400 per kg on 17 July before rising to Rs.37,800 per kg from 18-20 July.
- The rise in international demand led to domestic demand also increasing, which in turn led to silver prices rising to Rs.38,400 per kg on 22 July.
- Fluctuations in markets due to ongoing geopolitical crises as well as the scandals surrounding the White House resulted in the dollar falling against other global currencies, encouraging higher demand from Asian countries.
- Silver price in Trivandrum remained unchanged as the week ended, trading at Rs.38,400 per kg on 23 July.
July ‘17- Week 4 (24 to 31)
- Changes in the rate of silver in Trivandrum were marginal in the last week of July as consumers and industrial units maintained a static demand pattern.
- Silver opened the week at Rs.38,300 per kg on 24 July, with the price remaining the same on 25 July as well.
- A minor dip in the price was observed on 26 July, when silver fell to Rs.38,100 per kg due to a decline in local demand.
- As the industry was acclimatised to the additional taxes following the imposition of GST, demand for silver slowly rose, as the white metal traded at Rs.38,700 per kg on 27 July.
- Demand fluctuated as the week progressed, with volatile markets dictating prices, resulting in silver trading at Rs.38,700 per gram on 29 July.
- There was no change as the month ended, with silver rate in Trivandrum was at Rs.38,700 per kg on 31 July and losing 2.27% of its value over the course of the month.
|June 1 Rate||Rs.40,500 per kg|
|June 30 Rate||Rs.39,100 per kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.40,600 per kg from 5-8 June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.38,600 per kg on 20 & 21 June|
|Overall Monthly Performance||Decline|
June ‘17- Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver prices in Trivandrum fluctuated due to conflicting cues from overseas markets, as the month opened at Rs.40,500 per kg on 1 June.
- Prices dipped to Rs.39,800 per kg on 2 June due to a drop in demand from industrial units in Asia.
- Silver prices rose to Rs.40,400 per gram on 3 & 4 June as the U.S. dollar fell due to continued political turmoil in the United States of America.
June ‘17 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Prices began the week trading at the highest price for the month, rising to Rs,40,600 per kg on 5 June.
- Silver demand was high as poor data from the U.S. jobs market coupled with faltering stock markets led to higher demand for bullion.
- Local demand was also on the increase as import rates were low, which kept prices stable at Rs.40,600 per kg till 8 June.
- Demand dropped towards the end of the week as the U.S. dollar rate stabilised, which led to silver trading at Rs.40,200 per kg on 9 June.
- Prices continued to drop as the markets steadied, with silver dropping to Rs.39,900 per kg on 11 June.
June ‘17- Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Prices continued to fall as the markets revived which led to lowered interest from consumers and industry alike.
- Silver was priced at Rs.39,700 per kg on 12 June and prices fell further to Rs.39,300 per kg on 13 June due to the steady decline in demand from local industrial units.
- Prices fluctuated slightly, trading at Rs.39,200 per kg on 14 June.
- In spite of the impending implementation of GST, consumer demand for silver was poor. which led to prices falling to Rs.39,100 per kg on 16 June.
- Marginal decreases in demand led to silver ending the week trading at Rs.39,000 per kg on 18 June.
June ‘17- Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver prices began the week at Rs.38,700 per kg on 19 June, with the price falling from the previous week due to continued poor demand.
- Prices dropped to Rs.38,600 per kg on 21 June as local demand rose due to the impending imposition of the new tax regime at the end of the month.
- U.S. markets fluctuated as the dollar rate was poor but stocks recovered over the weekend, lowering demand for bullion.
- Demand from Asian markets helped prices rise to Rs.39,000 per kg on 24 June and ended the week trading at Rs.39,000 per kg on 25 June.
June ‘17- Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- The last week of June saw silver prices open at Rs.39,000 per kg on 26 June as demand was steady due to increased demand from coin makers and local industrial units.
- Prices dropped to Rs.38,700 per kg on 27 June due to minor fluctuations in demand due to the dollar rate.
- A decline in demand for silver among local industrial units kept prices low, although international demand was strong.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,300 per kg on 28 June before falling to Rs.39,100 per kg on 30 June, which led to silver losing over 3.45% of its value over the course of the month.
|Parameters||Silver Price in Trivandrum|
|May 1st Rate||Rs.40,600 per kg|
|May 31st Rate||Rs.40,500 per kg|
|Highest Rate in May||Rs.40,600 per kg on 1st of May|
|Lowest Rate in May||Rs.38,100 per kg on 11th and 12th of May|
May 2017 - Week 1 (1st - 7th):
- In Trivandrum, silver prices seemed to hit a bottom within the first week of May’s trading as demand for the metal took a hit.
- On the 1st of May, silver was trading at Rs.40,600 per kg - which happened to be the highest rate for the entire month.
- After demand dipped significantly, silver rates went down by Rs.1,100 to reach Rs.39,500 per kg on the 2nd.
- Prices fell for the third day in a row as they were recorded at Rs.39,300 per kg on the 3rd of May.
- On the 4th, silver prices went down again to Rs.38,500 per kg - a Rs.800 decrease - as demand from local jewellers went down.
- Due to a marked increase from buyers, silver prices remained level on the 5th but went down slightly on the 6th to reach Rs.38,400 per kg.
- When the week drew to a close, silver was still trading at Rs.38,400 per kg.
May 2017 - Week 2 (8th - 14th):
- When trading began on the 8th of May, silver prices were still holding at Rs.38,400 per kg but fell to Rs.38,200 per kg on the 9th.
- On the 10th, silver prices hit a new low as they went down to Rs.38,100 per gram and remained unchanged on the 11th as well.
- Prices on the 10th and the 11th were the lowest silver prices recorded for the month.
- Over the next few days, silver prices began to increase gradually, signalling an uptick in demand.
- On the 12th, silver was priced at Rs.38,200 per kg, which then went up to Rs.38,300 per kg on the 13th.
- During the last day of the week - on 14th - silver prices were seen holding at Rs.38,300 per kg as there was a sustained demand in the local market.
May 2017 - Week 3 (15th - 21st):
- As demand went up during the closing hours of the week, silver rates went up to Rs.38,400 per kg on the 15th.
- Rates were recorded at Rs.38,400 per kg during the 16th and the 17th as demand consolidated, while also showing signs that it could go up.
- The 18th saw silver prices go up significantly after two weeks of mediocre trading to reach Rs.39,200 per kg.
- However, the Rs.600 increase seen during the previous business day seemed like a one-off as prices went down to Rs.38,900 per kg on the 19th.
- But, demand fluctuated again - this time for the positive - for silver rates to go up to Rs.39,200 at the end of the 20th.
- Prices didn’t change when the week came to an end, thanks to a relatively safe consolidation period.
May 2017 - Week 4 (22nd - 28th):
- The first two days of week 4 i.e., the 22nd and the 23rd, didn’t see any change in silver prices as they still remained at Rs.39,200 per kg.
- On the 24th, prices went up by Rs.500 to reach Rs.39,700 per kg paving the way for a late surge towards the end of the month.
- Prices increased to Rs.40,000 per kg on the 25th and remained there till the closing hours of the 26th.
- Over the final two days of May week 4, silver prices were recorded at Rs.40,300 per kg.
May 2017 - Week 5 (29th - 31st):
- When the final week of May began in Trivandrum, silver was trading at Rs.40,200 per kg - a small dip of Rs.100 from the previous day.
- However, rates went up to Rs.40,500 per gram on the 30th and remained there till the end of the week and the month.
- Overall, silver prices saw a decline of just Rs.100, when compared to the rates on the 1st of the month.
- Despite some late rally, silver price trends still remained on the negative side as a decline of 0.24% was recorded in Trivandrum.
|April 1st Rate||Rs.42,500 per kg|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.40,600 per kg|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.42,900 per kg on 4th and 15th and 16th of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.40,600 per kg from 27th of April to 30th of April|
April ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 9th)
- Silver opened at Rs.42,500 per kg on the first day of April in the city of Trivandrum. However, this rate of silver was not sustained and the price of this metal reduced the next day on account of the U.S. Fed Reserve’s tone about the rate of interest which was dovish in nature.
- Slow U.S. market data was another factor that added to the fall in the rates.
- On the 3rd of April, silver was priced at Rs.42,300 per kg and increased by Rs.600 the next day. This increase in silver rate could be attributed to high demand for silver from industrialists.
- However, this price was not sustained as the value of the U.S. dollar increased on the 5th of April resulting in silver being priced at Rs.42,600 per kg.
- The next day, the rate of silver reduced by Rs.100 resulting in silver trading at Rs.42,500 per kg. This rate was noted until the end of the first week of April.
April ‘17 - Week 2 (10th to 16th)
- During the second week of April, a number of variations were noted in the price of silver as a result of fluctuation in demand from coin makers.
- On the 10th of April, silver traded at Rs.41,600 per kg as a result of reduced demand for this metal. The rate of silver fell the next day by Rs.400 on the 11th of April to trade at Rs.41,200 per kg.
- However, as the value of the dollar fell, the price of silver saw a recovery over the next few days.
- Silver was priced at Rs.42,500 per kg on the 12th of April and increased to trade at Rs.42,600 per kg on the 13th of April.
- As the demand for this metal increased, the rate of silver rose as well with this metal trading at Rs.42,900 per kg on the 15th and 16th of April. This rate was also the highest at which this metal traded.
April ’17- Week 3 (17th to 23rd)
- The rate seen during the end of the previous week was not repeated on the 17th of April, with silver trading at Rs.42,800 per kg.
- The rate of silver continued to reduce over the next two days as well with silver trading at Rs.42,500 per kg and Rs.42,300 per kg on the 18th and 19th of April respectively.
- Due to a rise in the value of the rupee on the 20th of April, customers were presented with a good opportunity to purchase this metal which was priced at Rs.42,300 per kg.
- However, as demand for this metal fell, the rate of silver reduced as well.
- On the last two days of the third week of April, silver was priced at Rs.41,900 per kg.
April ’17- Weeks 4 (24th to 30th)
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,500 per kg on the 21st of April and this rate was noted on the 25th of April as well.
- As the value of the U.S. dollar increased, the rate of silver continued to reduced.
- On the 26th of April, this precious metal was priced at Rs.40,700 per kg and fell the next day due to geopolitical factors. Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate won the first round of the presidential elections in France.
- Due to steady but low demand for this metal, the price of silver was Rs.40,600 per kg from the 27th of April to the 30th of April in Trivandrum.
- At the end of the month, a decline of 4.47% was noted in the price of silver in Trivandrum.
|March 1st Rate||Rs. 43,900 per kg|
|March 31st Rate||Rs. 42,100 per kg|
|Highest Rate in March||Rs. 44,000 per kg on 2nd March|
|Lowest Rate in March||Rs. 40,300 per kg on 15th March|
March ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 5th)
- Silver rates in Trivandrum were recorded at Rs.43,900 per kg on the 1st of March.
- Rates inclined by Rs.100 on the second day of the month to escalate to Rs.44,000 per kg, making it the highest recorded rate in the month of March.
- Silver rates were subject to a decrease by Rs.1300 on the third of March owing to a decrease in demand from industrialists and coin makers, dragging them down to Rs.42,700 per kg.
- Rates inclined by Rs.600 on the 4th and rose to Rs.43,300 where they remained for another week to close the week at a decrease of Rs.600 in comparison with the start of the week.
March ‘17 - Week 2 (6th to 12th)
- The rate of silver on the opening day of the second week of March was Rs.42,800, recording a decrease of Rs.500 from the closing levels of the previous week.
- Rates remained unchanged on the second day of the week thanks to consistent demand and the lack of any major international events.
- On the 8th of March, silver rates fell by Rs.700 to settle at Rs.42,100 per kg, after which another decrease by Rs.600 on the 9th of the month saw them dip to Rs.41,500 per kg.
- Silver rates remained stable on the 10th of March as no changes were recorded from the 9th.
- Rates then fell by Rs.300 to Rs.41,200 on the 11th of March, and they remained unchanged for the following few days as demand grew stable.
- Silver closed the second week of March at a decrease of Rs.1600 in comparison with the first day of the week.
March ’17- Week 3 (13th to 19th)
- Rates on the first day of the third week of March were stable from their previous levels, trading at Rs.41,200 per kg on the 13th and 14th of March.
- Silver rates tumbled again on the 15th of the month, when they hit Rs.40,300, making it the lowest recorded rate of the metal during March.
- Rates inclined by Rs.900 on the 16th and went back to their previous levels of Rs.41,200 per kg.
- A drop in rates by Rs.400 on the 17th saw them fall to Rs.40,800 per kg, after which an incline by Rs.100 saw them stand at Rs.40,900 per kg on the 18th and 19th of March.
March ’17- Week 4 (20th to 26th)
- Silver opened the penultimate week of the month at Rs.41,100 per kg, marking a small incline from the closing levels of the previous week.
- On the 21st of March, rates decreased by Rs.300 to settle at Rs.40,800 per kg, and then inclined by Rs.400 on the 22nd to settle at Rs.41,200 per kg.
- Rates remained stable on the 23rd before an incline of Rs.100 saw them rise to Rs.41,300 per kg on the 24th of March.
- Rates inclined by Rs.400 on the 25th of March and remained unchanged on the 26th as well, closing the penultimate week of the month at Rs.41,700 per kg.
March ’17 – Week 5 (27th to 31st)
- The rate of silver on the first day of the last week of March was recorded at Rs.41,700 per kg as there was no change in rates from the closing levels of the fourth week.
- On the 28th of March, an incline by Rs.400 saw rates rise to Rs.42,100 per kg, and stable demand ensured that rates remained the same until the end of the month.
- The overall decrease in rates from the first day of the month to the last was 4.10%.
|February 1st Rate||Rs.41,500 per kg|
|February 28th Rate||Rs.43,900 per kg|
|Highest Rate in February||Rs.43,900 per kg on 28th February|
|Lowest Rate in February||Rs.41,500 per kg from 1st-7th February|
February ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 5th)
- The price of silver in Trivandrum was stable in the first week of February, with no fluctuations seen in the price due to demand being constant.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,500 per kg on 1st February, with the price remaining unchanged for the rest of the week.
- Overseas demand rose due to a decrease in the price of the U.S. Dollar, but prices in Trivandrum were unaffected as local demand kept prices constant.
February ‘17 - Week 2 (6th to 12th)
- Silver prices began the week trading at Rs.41,500 per kg on 6th February as demand continued to remain constant from the previous week.
- Prices rose marginally to trade at Rs.42,700 per kg on 8th February, as demand rose due to fluctuating markets in the United States.
- Industrial demand rose, leading to silver prices rising to Rs.43,000 per kg on 11th February.
- A rise in the U.S. Dollar on the possibility of an interest rate hike led to a dip in demand for silver, resulting in prices falling to Rs.42,400 per kg on 12th February to record a rise of Rs.900 per kg during the week.
February ’17- Week 3 (13th to 19th)
- Silver prices were more or less steady in the third week of February as local demand regularized prices in spite of fluctuations in demand.
- Silver traded at Rs.43,200 per kg on 13th February as demand strengthened on weak trading across global markets.
- Prices dipped as demand from coin makers fell, resulting in silver trading at Rs.43,000 per kg on 14th February, with the price remaining unchanged till 15th February.
- Prices rose marginally to trade at Rs.43,300 per kg on 16th February as demand from industrial units increased due to a fluctuating U.S. Dollar.
- The week ended with silver trading at Rs.43,500 per kg on 19th February, registering a weekly increase in price of Rs.300 per kg.
February ’17- Weeks 4 & 5 (20th to 28th)
- The last two weeks of February saw the price of silver remain more or less constant as local demand kept prices stable.
- Silver traded at Rs.43,300 per kg on 20th February, with the price falling marginally to Rs.43,200 per kg on 2nd February due to a drop in demand.
- Prices recovered towards the middle of the week, trading at Rs.43,400 per kg on 24th February, as political turbulence led to markets faltering, thereby increasing demand for bullion.
- An increase in demand from coin makers helped push prices to Rs.43,800 per kg on 27th February.
- The month ended with silver trading at Rs,43,900 per kg on 28th February, recording an overall increase of 4.78% during the month.
|January 1st Rate||Rs.39,900 per kg|
|January 31st Rate||Rs.41,500 per kg|
|Highest Rate in January||Rs.41,700 per kg on 23rd January|
|Lowest Rate in January||Rs.39,200 per kg on 2nd January|
January ‘17 - Week 1 (1st to 7th)
- Silver prices in Trivandrum increased in the first week of January though there was some volatility due to fluctuating demand.
- Silver traded at Rs.29,900 per kg on 1st January but prices fell to Rs.39,200 per kg on 2nd January due to a drop in local demand for the metal.
- Silver prices continued to trade low though prices steadily rose during the week, reaching Rs.40,300 per kg on 5th January.
- Prices remained stable as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.40,300 per kg on 7th January, registering a weekly increase of Rs.400 per kg.
January ‘17 - Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver prices recorded an overall increase during the week, though demand continued to be sluggish.
- Silver was priced at Rs.40,300 per kg on 8th January, with the price falling to Rs,40,200 per kg on 9th January due to a dip in industrial demand.
- Prices recovered and rose on positive cues from international markets, trading at Rs.40,500 per kg on 10th January and rising to Rs.41,200 per kg on 12th January.
- A recovery by global markets led to a decline in demand for silver, which resulted in prices falling to Rs.40,600 per kg on 13th January.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.40,700 per kg on 14th January, recording an increase of Rs.400 per kg during the week.
January ’17- Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- Silver prices did not reflect much change during the week due to stagnating demand.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,700 per kg on 15th January and prices rose to Rs.41,200 per kg on 16th January.
- An increase in industrial demand led to silver trading at Rs,41,500 per kg on 18th January but prices dropped in the subsequent days.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.41,100 per kg on 21st January due to a drop in demand from coin makers and a reduction in local demand.
January ’17- Weeks 4 & 5 (22nd to 31st)
- The last two weeks of January saw silver prices fluctuate due to variations in demand, as silver began the week trading at Rs.41,100 per kg on 22nd January.
- Prices rose to a monthly high of Rs.41,700 per kg on 23rd January but soon dropped due to declining demand.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,400 per kg on 25th January and remained constant for a few days.
- In contrast to other regions, prices fell to Rs.40,500 per kg on 28th January as local demand fell sharply.
- Prices recovered marginally as the month ended, with silver trading at Rs.41,500 per kg on 31st January, recording on overall increase in price of 4.01%.
|December 1st Rate||Rs.41,100 per kg|
|December 31st Rate||Rs.39,900 per kg|
|Highest Rate in December||Rs.41,100 per kg on 1st,5th, 6th & 9th December|
|Lowest Rate in December||Rs.38,500 per kg on 26th December|
December '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Variations in the price of silver was noted in the first week of December due to demand fluctuations. Inconsistent industrial demand led to variations in price.
- Chances of an interest rate hike by U.S. Federal Reserve decreased the demand for this precious metal.
- Silver was priced at Rs.41,100 per kg on 1st December, with the price falling to Rs.40,500 per kg on 2nd December, staying constant till the end of the week.
December '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Prices of silver increased to Rs.41,100 per kg on 5th December as the second week began, as silver rate increased due to a rise industrial demand.
- However, after the initial high, the price of silver fell as markets recovered, trading at Rs.40,700 per kg on 7th December before rising to Rs.41,100 per kg on 9th December.
- Emerging retail demand helped keep prices stable as the week ended, however the demand overseas reduced.
- Silver ended the week trading at Rs.41,000 per kg on 11th December.
December '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Due to a reduction in demand, the rate of silver slightly decreased.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,000 per kg on 12th December, with the price remaining unchanged till 14th December.
- Prices dipped during the week as a resurgent U.S. Dollar led to decrease in demand.
- Domestic markets also saw a dip in demand for silver due to greater scrutiny of bullion purchases after demonetisation.
- Prices dipped to Rs.39,000 per kg on 18th December.
December '16 – Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Prices continued to dip as stock markets enjoyed a bullish run due to festive shopping before Christmas.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,500 per kg on 19th December but prices decreased thereafter.
- Industrial demand also slumped as global currencies strengthened due to higher trading volumes, resulting in silver demand dipping.
- Prices stayed constant as the week ended, with silver trading at Rs.39,000 per kg on 25th December.
December '16 – Week 5 (26th to 31st)
- Silver prices fell to their lowest rate for the month, trading at Rs.38,500 per kg on 26th December as demand dropped due to industrial orders from Asia slowing down.
- Prices rose to Rs.39,400 per kg on 28th December as industrial demand increased.
- Silver traded at Rs.39,900 per kg on 30th December before falling to Rs.39,600 per kg on 31st December, recording a decline of 2.91%.
|November 1st Rate||Rs.42,600 per kg|
|November 30th Rate||Rs.41,100 per kg|
|Highest Rate in November||Rs.45,000 per kg on 12th & 13th November|
|Lowest Rate in November||Rs.40,200 per kg on 23rd &25th November|
November '16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- The price of silver was high as the month began as demand from jewellers as well as industrial units was strong.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,600 per kg on 1st November and prices rose throughout the week.
- Market volatility due to the upcoming U.S. elections led to investors increasing their interest in silver, pushing prices higher.
- Silver closed the week at Rs.43,500 per kg on 6th November.
November '16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- The beginning of the week saw silver demand rise due to sluggish markets following the announcement of the demonetisation of Rs.1,000 and Rs.500 notes.
- Silver was priced at Rs.43,500 per kg on 7th November, with prices staying constant till 9th November.
- The shock victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election led to the U.S. Dollar and markets collapsing, further boosting silver demand.
- The week ended with silver reaching its monthly high of Rs.45,000 per kg on 13th November as demand continued to be high.
November '16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- The third week of November saw a decline in silver demand and low prices due to the effects of demonetisation.
- The lack of funds in the market led to silver demand falling, with the metal trading at Rs.44,000 per kg on 14th November.
- Markets also began to recover from the twin announcements in the previous week, leading to lower demand for silver.
- Silver traded at Rs.40,600 per kg on 20th November as both domestic and international demand slowed down.
November '16 - Week 4 and 5 (21st to 30th)
- Silver prices continued to drop as the month ended as various measures enacted to prevent black money evasion kept investors from buying the metal.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,100 per kg on 21st November as retail demand ground to a halt despite it being the festive season.
- The rising U.S. Dollar and strong markets contributed to a weakening of demand for silver.
- After some minor fluctuations in price, silver ended the month trading at Rs.41,100 per kg on 30th November.
|1st Day||Rs.45,500 per kilogram|
|Last Day||Rs.42,600 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.45,500 per kilogram from 1st to 3rd October|
|Lowest Price||Rs.41,700 per kilogram on 8th and 9th October|
October 2016 – Week 1 and 2 (1st to 9th)
- Silver traded at Rs.45,500 per kilogram on 1st to 3rd October as demand for the metal was stable.
- Silver prices started to decline as demand dropped.
- The dollar gained strength and global market trends did not favour silver.
- Prices dropped to Rs.41,700 per kilogram on 8th and 9th October, the lowest rate for this week.
October 2016 – Week 3 (10th to 16th)
- A small surge in demand led to silver prices climbing to Rs.42,000 on 10th and 11th October.
- Silver rates climbed to Rs.42,100 per kilogram on 12th October and remained constant for the rest of the week
- In the global market, uncertainty of the Fed rate hike encouraged investors and buyers.
- There was a reduction in industrial offtake in the domestic market, but silver managed to maintain a constant rate for majority of the week.
October 2016 – Week 4 (17th to 23rd)
- Silver prices fluctuated this week.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,100 per kilogram at the start of the week.
- The price of silver climbed to Rs.42,300 per kilogram on 20th and 21st October, before falling back to Rs.42,100 per kilogram for the rest of the week.
- There was an increase in offtake by industrial units and coin makers which resulted in the sudden spike in silver prices.
- Demand is expected to pick up next week in light of the wedding season.
October 2016 – Week 5 (24th to 31st)
- Silver recovered this week as demand picked up in the domestic and global markets.
- On 26th and 27th October, silver rates climbed to Rs.42,300 per kilogram.
- Increased demand led to prices climbing even further to Rs.42,600 per kilogram on 29th October.
- Silver rates remained constant for the rest of the week.
- There was a decline in silver prices by 6.37% this month.
|1st Day||Rs.44,300 per kilogram|
|Last Day||Rs.45,500 per kilogram|
|Highest Price||Rs.46,600 per kilogram on 9th September|
|Lowest Price||Rs.44,200 per kilogram on 2nd September|
September '16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- On 1st September, the price of silver was Rs.44,300 per kilogram.
- The lowest price for this month was recorded on 2nd September at Rs.44,200 per kilogram.
- As festive demand picked up, silver prices climbed as the week progressed.
- Demand for silver was boosted as the Fed rate hike seemed distant.
- By the end of the week, the price of silver climbed to Rs.45,300 per kilogram.
September '16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- The inclining trend continued this week as weak U.S. economic data kept the dollar down.
- Silver traded at Rs.45,300 per kilogram on 5th September and rose to Rs.46,600 per kilogram on 9th September, which was the highest rate for this month.
- Prospects of a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve sprung up again and by the end of the week, prices dropped to Rs.45,600 per kilogram.
- The downward trend was expected to continue into next week.
September '16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- The volatile silver market seemed to find stability this week.
- From 10th to 15th September, the price of silver stayed constant at Rs.45,600 per kilogram.
- The U.S. Federal Reserve released hawkish comments on the possibility of a rate hike.
- Savvy investors and traders were reluctant as the global market was gloomy.
- As demand dropped, silver rates plunged to Rs.45,100 per kilogram for the rest of the week.
September '16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver continued to traded at Rs.45,100 per kilogram on 19th September.
- The dip in prices was short lived as silver prices managed to climb back up to Rs.45,600 per kilogram on 21st September.
- Strong industrial offtake kept prices stable this week.
- Silver traded at Rs.46,200 per kilogram on 25th making the trend for this week an increase in prices.
September '16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- Silver prices remained constant from last week at Rs.46,200 per kilogram till 29th September.
- The dollar started to gain strength against a number of currencies which did not play well for silver.
- A bearish market resulted in silver prices plunging to Rs.45,500 per kilogram on 30th September.
- The trend for this month was an increase in prices by 2.70%.
August '16 – Weeks 1 (1st to 7th)
- Silver traded at Rs.48,100 per kilogram on 01st August.
- After a slight decline in silver prices on 2nd August, silver hit Rs.48,400 per kilogram which is the highest prices recorded in the month of August.
- Due to subdued demand from domestic market, silver prices fell slowly yet consistently from 4th to 7th August.
- Silver closed at Rs.47,200 per kilogram.
August '16 – Week 2 (8th to 14th)
- Silver prices declined by Rs.700 per kilogram and traded at Rs.46,500 per kilogram on the first and second day of the week due to Fed rate hike speculation and well performing U.S economy data.
- Silver prices increased by Rs.600 per kilogram and remained steady at Rs.47,100 per kilogram on 10th, 11th and 12th of August.
- Due to muted demand and weak trend overseas, silver prices fell and traded at Rs.46,700 per kilogram on 13th and 14th of August.
August '16 – Week 3 (15th to 21st)
- Silver opened at Rs.46,700 and remained unchanged till 17th of August.
- Silver fell by Rs.200 and traded at Rs.46,500 on 18th and 19th of August due to lacklustre demand from jewellers and coin makers.
- Silver further drifted and closed at Rs.46,000 per kilogram.
August '16 – Week 4 (22nd to 28th)
- On the first day of the week, silver prices fell by Rs.1000 and was sold at Rs.45,000 due to Fed rate hike speculation.
- Though there was a slight increase of Rs.200 per kilogram in silver prices on 23rd of August, silver prices began to decline from 24th of August.
- Silver prices hit Rs.44,200 per kilogram on the 26th of August which is also the lowest silver rate recorded in the month of August.
- Silver remained low and maintained the lowest silver rate of Rs.44,200 per kilogram till the last day of the week.
August '16 - Week 5 (29th to 31st)
- The lowest silver rate of the month was recorded from 26th to 29th of the month when silver was traded at Rs.44,200 per kilogram.
- Silver prices slightly increased by Rs.400 per kilogram and traded at Rs.44,600 per kilogram on the last two days of the week.
- Fed rate hike speculation coupled with strong U.S employment data and lack of demand from coin makers led to decrease in silver prices throughout the week.
|1st July rate||Rs.43,500|
|31st July rate||Rs.47,500|
|Highest rate in July||Rs.48,500 on the 6th of July|
|Lowest rate in July||Rs.43,500 on the 1st of July|
July'16 - Week 1 and 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver prices were recorded at Rs.43,500 on the 1st of July.
- An increase by Rs.1,500 drove prices up to Rs.45,000 on the 2nd to close the first week of the month with a significant increase.
- The price of silver increased by Rs.2,500 on the first day of the second week of July, and remained constant at Rs.47,500 until the 5th.
- An increase of Rs.1,000 on the 6th drove prices up to Rs.48,500 before a decline by Rs.500 brought them down to Rs.48,000 on the 7th.
- Prices fell by Rs.1,000 on the 8th of July, and remained constant until the end of the week at Rs.47,000.
July'16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver started the third week of July trading at Rs.46,400 per kilogram.
- A marginal increase on the 12th was followed by a significant rise on the 13th as prices rose to Rs.47,400.
- An increase by Rs.100 took prices up to Rs.47,500 on the 14th, followed by another increase of Rs.100 on the 15th before a decline of Rs.100 was recorded on the 16th.
- Prices remained stable at Rs.47,500 on the 16th and 17th before a decline on the 18th saw silver close the week at Rs.47,100 per kilogram.
July '16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- Silver rates fell by Rs.400 on the first day of the fourth week of July, and stood at Rs.47,100.
- A decline by Rs.600 on the 19th took prices down to Rs.46,500, followed by a further decline by Rs.100 which saw prices plunge to Rs.46,400 on the 20th.
- Prices fell by Rs.400 on the 21st of July and prices stood at Rs.46,000 until the end of the week.
July‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 31st)
- Unchanged from the previous week, silver prices started the last week of July at Rs.46,000 per kilogram, after which an increase of Rs.500 pushed prices up to Rs.46,500 where they remained for another day.
- An increase by Rs.1,300 on the 28th saw prices rise to Rs.47,800, followed by a decline on the 29th which brought prices down to Rs.47,500 and they remained stable until the end of the month thanks to firming international as well as domestic trends.
|June 1st Rate||Rs.38,800 per kg|
|June 30th Rate||Rs.43,500 per kg|
|Highest Rate in June||Rs.43,500 per kg on 30th of June|
|Lowest Rate in June||Rs.38,500 per kg on the 2nd of June|
Jun'16 - Week 1 (1st to 4th)
- Silver traded at Rs.38,800 per kg on the 1st of June.
- Silver came down to Rs.38,500 on 2nd of June and the rates stayed the same on the 3rd of June.
- Silver closed the week at Rs.39,100 per kg on the 4th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 2 (5th to 11th)
- Silver traded at Rs.39,100 per kg on the 5th of June.
- Silver traded at Rs. 39,400 on the 8th of June.
- The price of silver hit Rs. 40,900 per kg on the 10th of June.
- Silver hit the highest for the week on the 11th of June at Rs.41,000 per kg.
Jun'16 - Week 3 (12th to 18th)
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,000 per kg on the 12th of June.
- The price of silver dropped down by Rs.200 per kg on the 13th as silver traded at Rs.40,800.
- Silver managed to pick up again as it hit Rs.42,100 per kg on the 16th of June.
- Silver traded at Rs.41,500 per kg on the 18th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 4 (19th to 25th)
- Silver traded at Rs.41,500 per kg on the 19th of June.
- On the 21st of June, silver traded at Rs.42,000 per kg.
- Silver dropped to Rs.41,200 per kg on the 23rd of June.
- Silver traded at Rs.42,000 on the 25th of June.
Jun'16 - Week 5 (26th to 30th)
- The price of silver remained unchanged and traded at Rs.42,000 per kg on the 26th of June.
- Silver witnessed an incline of Rs.400 and traded at Rs.42,400 per kg on the 28th of June.
- Silver closed the month at Rs.43,500 per kg on the 30th of June.
|1st May rate||Rs. 41,900|
|31st May rate||Rs. 38,500|
|Highest rate in May||Rs. 41,900 on 1st and 2nd of May|
|Lowest rate in May||Rs. 38,500 on 30th and 31st of May|
May '16 - Weeks 1 and 2 (1st to 8th)
- Silver prices started steady before falling slightly towards the middle of the week and then recovering.
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,900 per kg on the 1st and 2nd of May, dropping to Rs. 41,600 per kg on the 3rd of May.
- A dip in demand pushed prices to Rs. 41,000 per kg on the 4th of May, as industrial demand dropped.
- Prices rose slightly by the end of the week, with silver trading at Rs. 41,400 per kg on the 8th of May.
May '16 -Week 3 (9th to 15th)
- Prices stayed constant for the first two days before prices fell as demand slowed.
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,300 per kg on the 8th of May.
- The Dollar strengthened slightly as the week progressed, leading to demand dipping.
- The price fell to Rs. 40,900 per kg on the 11th of May, a decrease of Rs. 400 per kg.
- A surge in demand pushed prices to Rs. 41,200 per kg on the 15th of May.
May '16 - Week 4 (16th to 22nd)
- Silver prices fell as the markets strengthened, as speculation of an interest rate hike kept the Dollar high.
- Silver traded at Rs. 41,200 per kg, keeping constant from the last week.
- The price fell by Rs. 400 per kg, to Rs. 40,800 per kg on the 17th of May.
- The strengthening Dollar led to prices falling to Rs. 39,600 per kg on the 22nd of May.
May '16 - Weeks 5 and 6 (23rd to 31st)
- Prices continued to fall as the markets strengthened, with the Dollar continuing to rise.
- Silver traded at Rs. 39,600 per kg on the 23rd of May, with prices falling for the rest of the week.
- The Asian stock markets also posted gains, leading to reduced demand from those sectors, further leading to a drop in demand and price.
- Silver traded at Rs. 38,500 on the 30th and 31st of May, as market speculation of positive data from the U.S. job market pushed demand for silver lower.
|April 1st Rate||Rs.36,800|
|April 30th Rate||Rs.42,000|
|Highest Rate in April||Rs.42,000 on the 29th of April|
|Lowest Rate in April||Rs.35,900 on the 4th of April|
|Overall Performance||Gain / Positive|
Apr'16 - Weeks 1 & 2 (1st to 10th)
- Silver rates declined on the third day of the month following which a steady incline was recorded over the next two days before they gained stability on the 7th of the month.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.36,800 on the first day of the month and Rs.36,300 on the tenth.
- Rates began to increase on the fifth day of trading thanks to firming domestic and international trends in addition to an increase in industrial demand.
Apr ‘16 - Week 3 (11th to 17th)
- Silver rates increased steadily during the third week of the month.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.36,900 on the first day of the month and Rs.38,400 on the last.
- Rates increased by Rs.1500 during the course of the week.
Apr ‘16 - Week 4 (18th to 24th)
- The fourth week of April recorded consistent increases as the week progressed barring a slight decline on the 22nd after which they remained constant until the end of the week.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.38,500 on the first day of the month and Rs.40,300 on the last.
- The penultimate week recorded the highest jump in prices as rates rose by Rs.1800 over the seven days.
Apr ‘16 - Week 5 (25th to 30th)
- Silver prices continued their incline over the last week of April barring slight decline on the second day of trading.
- Prices were recorded at Rs.40,400 on the first day of the last week and Rs.41,900 on the last day of the month.
|1st March rate||Rs.36,400|
|31st March rate||Rs.36,400|
|Highest rate in March||Rs.37,700 from 21st to 24th|
|Lowest rate in March||Rs.36,300 on 29th and 30th|
|Overall performance||No change|
Mar'16 - Week 1 (1st to 6th)
- Silver rates were constant at Rs.36,400 in the first week of March.
Mar'16 - Mar'16 - Week 2 (7th to 13th)
- Silver rates were again stable at Rs.36,400 in the second week.
Mar'16 - Week 3 (14th to 20th)
- There were no fluctuations in the third week also as silver continued to be traded at Rs.36,400.
Mar'16 - Week 4 (21st to 27th)
- Silver prices experienced the first fluctuation this month as prices were Rs.37,700 at the start of the week and Rs.36,300 by the end of it.
Mar'16 - Week 5 (28th to 31st)
- Silver prices were volatile in last week’s trading, losing Rs.200 on the whole.
- Prices were Rs.36,600 on 28th and Rs.36,400 on 31st.
Silver as an investment
Silver, also known as ‘poor man’s gold’ is in demand as it is within the reach of most consumers (10 grams of silver coin costs around Rs.340) apart from being viewed as a safe hedge against inflation. For many consumers in Trivandrum, sterling grade silver is considered a good mode of investment in the long term. Also known as grade 925, sterling grade is made up of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper or any other metal.
Physical silver: Many consumers in Trivandrum buy silver coins and bars. Silver is also sought in the form of silverware and traditional ornaments. There are several major jewellery stores in Trivandrum which offer various kinds of silver articles. Attractive items of jewellery such as toe-rings, necklaces and bracelets among many others are also sold.
Silver contracts: Silver is traded in National Multi Commodity Exchange (NMCE), Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) and National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). SILVERM is traded in units of 5 kg while Silver micro is traded in 1 kg (unit).
Silver rate in Trivandrum
Silver rate in Trivandrum depends on a host of factors influenced by various geo-political and economic developments. 1 kg of the precious metal was pegged at Rs.40197 at the start of 2015 but decreased by -5.9% to Rs.37800. The price of silver continued to slide in the following months of March and April barring a mini rally in May where the 1 kg of silver was pegged at Rs.40530. The price of silver plummeted by -8.1% to Rs.37237. The downward slide continued in June and July before rising marginally by 2.6% at Rs.36147 in August. The price of silver fell by -3.0% to Rs.35049 in September. The months of October and November witnessed a similar trajectory as price of 1 kg of silver fell by around -2.2%. The precious metal was pegged Rs.34343 in December.
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