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Gold and silver prices today continues to hike in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kerala, Visakhapatnam, 8 August 2020

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Gold and silver prices on Saturday have hiked

Gold and Silver prices today, 8 August, 2020: Gold and silver prices on Saturday have hiked. On MCX, Gold futures have increased by Rs. 520 to Rs. 57,600 while the silver also surged hugely by Rs. 3010 to Rs. 76,510. MCX is nothing but the Multi Commodity Exchange where the metal items are offered for trading such as gold, diamond and none ferrous items just like the BSE for other commodities.

While coming to the measure of purity of gold, it is a measured in carats. There are three type of carat, 24 carat, 22 carat and 18 carat. The 24 carat gold consists of total 24 part gold where as 22 carat contains 22 parts gold and 2 parts other elements line copper to form the jewelry, while the 18 carat has 18 parts gold and 6 parts copper and other elements. The purity is calculated by dividing the carat by 24 and multiplying it with 100. The 24 carat home is said to be 100 per cent pure while the 22 carat constitute 91.67 percent pure. Keeping them aside lets have a look at the rates for the day at four major centres.

The gold prices in Bangalore per ten grams of 22 carat surged by Rs. 420 to Rs. 52,800 and ten gram of 24-carat gold also increased by Rs. 520 to 57,600 respectively.

The gold prices in Hyderabad have increased by Rs. 500 per ten grams of 22 carats to Rs. 54,200 with hike of Rs. 690 while the price of 24 carats is at Rs. 59,130 with a hike of Rs. 810. The gold prices in Kerala increased by to Rs. 52,510 and rate of ten grams of 24 carats at Rs. 57,280 with a hike of Rs. 610.

The gold rates in Visakhapatnam have stood at Rs. 54,200 and Rs. 59,130 per ten grams of 22 carat and 24 carats with a hike of Rs. 690 and Rs. 810.


City 22 carat Gold (10gms) 24 carat Gold (10gms) silver (1kg)
Bangalore Rs. 52,800 Rs. 57,600 Rs. 76,510
Hyderabad Rs. 54,200 Rs. 59,130 Rs. 76,510
Kerala Rs. 52,510 Rs. 57,280 Rs. 76,510
Vizag Rs. 54,200 Rs. 59,130 Rs. 76,510


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