March 1, 2021

Gold futures for August supply traded down by Rs 367 at Rs 47,200 per 10 gms on MCX



Gold futures on the MCX for August supply traded down by Rs.367 at Rs. 47,200 per 10 gms on Wednesday, reflecting an in a single day decline in world gold costs.

The rupee‘s appreciation additionally pressured gold costs. The native foreign money was buying and selling round four paise stronger towards the greenback.

Within the worldwide market, gold costs witnessed range-bound buying and selling on Wednesday. The spot gold was regular close to $1,723 per troy ounce.

Gold costs witnessed a correction after US knowledge confirmed stronger-than-expected retail gross sales knowledge for Might. Nonetheless, geopolitical tensions over the Korean peninsula and the border standoff between India and China stored the draw back restricted. Rising coronavirus circumstances could hold the danger premium increased in gold costs, with the concern of continuous partial lockdown in some components of the nation.

“We anticipate gold costs to commerce sideways to up with the MCX gold August assist at Rs 46,800 (and) resistance at Rs 47,500,” mentioned Tapan Patel, a senior analyst (commodities) at HDFC Securities.