• Silver also gained for the second day and advanced by Rs 650 to Rs 35,700 per kg due to increased off-take by industrial units and coin makers.
  • Globally, gold traded higher at USD 1,142.89 an ounce in Singapore from yesterday's USD 1,142.63, when it surged 1.5 percent to USD 1,145.67, the highest level since October 30.
  • In the national capital, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 percent purity shot up by Rs 175 each to Rs 27,575 and Rs 27,425 per ten grams respectively, a level last seen on August 24.
  • Sovereign, however, held steady at Rs 22,600 per piece of eight grams in scattered deals.
  • Following gold, silver ready surged by Rs 650 to Rs 35,700 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 655 to Rs 35,600 per kg.
  • Silver coins too spurted by Rs 1,000 to Rs 52,000 for buying and Rs 53,000 for selling of 100 pieces on upsurge in wedding season demand.

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