Gold rate in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai today remains choppy on 25 November 2020




Gold rate on Wednesday have dropped in Indian markets following the global rates.

Gold rate today on 25 November: Gold rate on Wednesday have dropped in Indian markets following the global rates. On MCX, the gold rates have been at Rs. 50,400 while the silver rates are at Rs. 62,200. Gold rate in Delhi for 22-carat has remained Rs. 48,250 with a fall of Rs. 900 and that of 24 carat gold is at Rs. 52,630 with a fall of Rs. 980. In Chennai, the gold rate is at Rs 46,400 per ten gram of 22 carat with a decline of Rs. 1120 and that of 24 carat is at Rs. 50,620 with a fall of Rs. 1220.

The gold rates in Kolkata is at Rs 50,070 per 10 gram of 22 carat with a hike of Rs. 10 and the rate of ten grams of 24 carat is at Rs. 52,470 with a hike of Rs. 10. In Mumbai, the gold rates have been at Rs. 49,800 and Rs. 50,800 per ten grams of 22 carat and 24 carat respectively with a fall of Rs. 150.

City 22 carat Gold (10gms) 24 carat Gold (10gms) silver (1kg)
Delhi Rs. 48,250 Rs. 52,630 Rs.60,000
Chennai Rs. 46,400 Rs. 50,620 Rs.64,500
Kolkata Rs. 50,070 Rs. 52,479 Rs 60,000
Mumbai Rs. 49,800 Rs. 50,800 Rs.60.,000

What is Carat? How purity of gold is measured?

While carat is measure of purity of gold. There are three types of carat, 24 carat, 22 carat and 18 carat. The 24 carat gold consists of total 24 parts 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.

Why the gold rates increase and when do they decrease?

Gold tends to increase when people prefer investing in gold due to the inflation and concerned about the risks in the financial system. The Investors to get out of risk are putting the money on gold despite the rate of interest is more on deposits. On the other hand, at times gold rates also decrease due to the fact that the fall in international markets, increase in dollar value and other tensions between the countries. Off late the gold prices have coming down due to the US China dispute.

As the most of the country's economy was hit due to the coronavirus pandemic and the people and investors had believed that the investigation on gild is safe haven in the coming days. Despite there are speculations that the gold rates may go higher in third quarter of financial year but it is not exactly as there are various parameters that effect the prices.

How many times gold rates change in a day?

As the yellow metal gold is traded at Multi Commodity Exchange where the gold rates changes at every moment in the business times. The price alter is mainly due to various factors such as political and economical issues happening in the world. Amid disputes between countries, and demand and supply etc may trigger changes in the prices at every minute. Gold rates vary across India, the second-largest consumer of the metal, due to excise duty, state taxes, and making charges.

How Gold rate is calculated?

As there is no specific measure for the gold and the prices differ from jeweller to jeweller. Final price of the jewellery = Price of gold X (Weight in grams) + Making charges + GST at 3% on

(Price of jewellery + making charges)

Making charges vary depending on the style of the ornament you require as it takes time and work while machine-made jewellery costs less than man-made ones. Gold is regarded as a safe investment-asset and acts as a good hedge against inflation. It has become the go-to-investment-avenue for millions of investors.

What is future of gold prices? Will they continue to rise?

Investors predict that the prices could go up to Rs 82,000 per 10 grams in the next two years. It is noted that the lower interest rates, negative rates in some economies, enormous amount of liquidity, which are trying to push growth due to Covid-19 are expected to increase the the price trend.

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