Biden inched nearer to profitable the White House, although the result hinged on a dwindling set of uncounted votes in a handful of battleground states. President Donald Trump additionally escalated his efforts to forged doubt on the election’s integrity.
Gold futures on MCX had been down 0.37 per cent or Rs 191 at Rs 51,864 per 10 grams. Silver futures rose 0.31 per cent or Rs 197 to Rs 64,450 per kg.
In the spot market, gold costs rose Rs 158 to Rs 50,980 per 10 gram within the nationwide capital on Thursday, supported by a rally in international costs, in accordance with HDFC Securities. Silver costs additionally jumped Rs 697 to Rs 62,043 per kilogram.
Globally, gold costs eased on Friday on an uptick within the greenback, with traders eyeing US presidential election outcomes which recommend Democrat contender Joe Biden is inching nearer to victory, although the prospect of a contested end result remained.
Spot gold fell 0.four per cent to $1,940.86 per ounce by 0105 GMT, after recording its greatest day since April 6, leaping 2.four per cent and hitting an over one-month excessive within the earlier session.
It was additionally on monitor for its greatest week since late July, rising 3.5 per cent. US gold futures fell 0.1 per cent to $1,944.70 per ounce.
The greenback index was up by 0.2 per cent, making bullion much less engaging for different foreign money holders.
Silver fell 1.6 per cent to $24.93 an oz.. Platinum fell 0.7 per cent to $886.63, whereas palladium fell 0.Three per cent to $2,370.51.