New Delhi: Riding on strong global cues and increased buying by jewellers at the domestic bullion market, gold today shot up by Rs 225 to Rs 25,840 per ten grammes.
- Silver followed suit and edged higher by Rs 75 to Rs 33,700 per kg on increased off take from industrial units and coin makers.
- Globally, gold advanced 0.2 percent to USD 1,077.13 an ounce and silver by 0.6 percent to USD 13.96 an ounce in Singapore, while 0.20 percent to USD 1,076.60 an ounce at London in morning trade.
- In the national capital, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 percent purity surged further by Rs 225 each to Rs 25,840 and Rs 25,690 per ten grams, respectively. It had gained Rs 195 yesterday.
- Sovereign, however, remained steady at Rs 22,200 per piece of eight grams in limited deals.
- Tracking gold, silver ready went up by Rs 75 to Rs 33,700 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 135 to Rs 33,705 per kg.
- Silver coins too spurted by Rs 1,000 to Rs 48,000 for buying and Rs 49,000 for selling of 100 pieces.
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