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Gold prices today slashes in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai, 12 August 2020

Gold prices today slashes in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai, 12 August 2020
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Gold prices, which have reached new high have started declining and slashed further on Wednesday.

Gold prices today, 12 August 2020: Gold prices, which have reached new high have started declining and slashed further on Wednesday. On MCX, Gold futures decreased by Rs. 230 to Rs 57,030 while the silver has surged by Rs. 950 to Rs. 75,150 today. MCX is a 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 what the carat is, it is the measure of the purity of the gold. There are three types 24 carats, 22 carat, and 18 carat. The 24-carat gold consists of total of 24 part gold whereas 22 carat contains 22 parts gold and 2 parts other elements 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 percent pure while the 22 carat constitute 91.67 percent pure. Keeping them aside let's have a look at the rates for the day at four major centers.

In the country's capital, Delhi, gold prices have been at Rs. 53,450 per ten grams of 22 carat with a fall of Rs. 650 and the price of 650 grams of 24 carat is at 54,700. While in Chennai, the gold prices stood at Rs. 53,140 per ten grams of 22 carats and ten grams of 24 carats remained at Rs. 58,030 with a fall of Rs.440.

In Kolkata, the yellow metal has stood at Rs. 53,880 per ten grams of 22 carat and Rs. 55,280 per ten gram of 24 carat with a fall of Rs. 620. The gold prices in the commercial capital Mumbai have gone up by Rs. 990 for both 22 carats and 24-carat gold taking the prices to Rs. 53,390 and Rs. 54,390.

City
22 carat Gold (10gms) 24 carat Gold (10gms) silver (1kg)
Delhi Rs. 53,450 Rs. 54,700 Rs.72,500
Chennai Rs. 53,140 Rs. 58,030 Rs.72,500
Kolkata Rs. 53,880 Rs. 55,280 Rs.72,500
Mumbai Rs. 53,390 Rs. 54,390 Rs.72,500


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