• Silver followed suit and edged higher by Rs 190 to Rs 34,500 per kg on increased off-take by industrial units and coin makers.
  • Globally, the yellow metal climbed 0.3 percent to USD 1,101.04 an ounce and silver added 0.5 percent to USD 14.09 an ounce in Singapore.
  • In the national capital, gold of 99.9 percent and 99.5 percent purity surged Rs 140 each to Rs 26,750 and Rs 26,600 per 10 grams, respectively. The precious metal had lost Rs 290 in the past two days.
  • Sovereign, however, continued to be traded at previous level of Rs 22,400 per piece of eight grams in scattered deals.
  • Tracking gold, silver ready went up Rs 190 to Rs 34,500 per kg and weekly-based delivery Rs 120 to Rs 34,345.
  • On the other hand, silver coins remained unaltered at Rs 49,000 for buy and Rs 50,000 for sale of 100 pieces.

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