On Tuesday, gold prices experienced a slight dip, with 24-carat gold now priced at Rs.6064.0 per gram, marking a decrease of Rs.100.0. Similarly, 22-carat gold saw a reduction to Rs.5560.0 per gram, down by Rs.90.0.
Over the past week, 24-carat gold has witnessed a marginal change of 0.42%, while the monthly trend reflects a decrease of -1.05%. In the silver market, the current rate stands at Rs.69500.0 per kilogram.
City-wise, Chennai reports a gold price of Rs.60980.0 for 10 grams and a silver price of Rs.69500.0 per kilogram. Delhi sees gold priced at Rs.60640.0/10g and silver at Rs.69500.0/1kg. Mumbai and Kolkata share identical rates with gold at Rs.60490.0/10g and silver at Rs.69500.0/1kg.
Looking into futures, the gold February 2024 MCX futures are trading at Rs.60224.0 per 10 grams, indicating a 0.293% increase. Meanwhile, the silver May 2024 MCX futures are at Rs.72732.0 per kilogram, reflecting a 0.088% decrease.
Price fluctuations in the precious metals market are influenced by various factors, including inputs from reputable jewelers, global demand for gold, currency value disparities, prevailing interest rates, and government regulations. Additionally, global economic conditions and the strength of the US dollar against other currencies are pivotal contributors to the dynamic nature of gold prices in the Indian market. Investors and enthusiasts are advised to stay informed about these factors to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the gold and silver markets.