January 26, 2021

Gold, silver futures stay agency after opening increased

Kolkata: Escalation of stress between US and China and a weak greenback supported gold and silver costs on Tuesday.

Gold futures for October on Multi Commodity Alternate (MCX) opened increased at Rs 53,415 per 10 gm in comparison with Monday’s closing of Rs 53,275 per 10 gm. They remained agency within the afternoon at Rs 53,815. Silver opened at Rs 69,445 per kg on MCX for September contract. Silver futures closed on Monday at Rs 69,155 per kg. Silver futures touched a worth of Rs 70,600 per kg at round 12.30 pm, a achieve of Rs 1,155 per kg from Tuesday’s opening costs.

“Other than different elements, a weak greenback is pushing up costs of each gold and silver. Greenback is lowest since August 6,” stated Hareesh V, head of commodity analysis at Geojit Monetary.

Within the home spot market, gold was buying and selling at Rs 54,111 per 10 gm, an increase of two.33% compared to Monday. Silver additionally appreciated by 2.1% within the spot market and was buying and selling at Rs 69,496 per kg. Jewellers say that demand stays muted although it has improved than the lockdown interval.

Anuj Gupta, deputy vp (commodities and currencies analysis) at Angel Broking stated “Decrease US bond yield assist the bullion costs, though escalation of commerce stress between US and China additionally supportive for the bullion. We anticipate bull run will proceed within the treasured metals. Merchants could use purchase on dips technique.”

Sriram Iyer, senior analysis analyst at Reliance Securities stated: “Reflecting sentiments, SPDR Gold Belief fund stated its holdings rose 0.33% to 1,252.38 tonnes on Monday. Escalation of stress between US- China additionally supported costs. Information companies reported that the US commerce division slapped additional restrictions on Huawei’s entry to commercially out there chips.Markets will look forward to the Federal Reserve assembly minutes this Wednesday.”

Analysts stated that technically, each gold and silver is sustaining properly above assist ranges and is buying and selling on optimistic observe. The valuable metals are anticipated to commerce sideways to marginal upside momentum in coming classes.

Within the worldwide market, spot gold rose 0.5% to $1,994.82 per ounce by 0537 GMT. US gold futures edged 0.2% increased to $2,002.40.