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Gold, silver in free fall. How rather more can costs decline?

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NEW DELHI: After falling to Rs 49,000 stage on MCX, gold has misplaced its glitter in the previous couple of days. Analysts consider the bearishness within the bullion counter might proceed for some time. Silver, which has adopted the same path, is more likely to be depressed as effectively.

In the worldwide market, gold is buying and selling round $1,850 per ounce mark, after breaking main assist ranges at $1,880. The main purpose behind the droop in costs has been the roaring US greenback that has reached its two-month excessive stage. Dollar and gold have an inverse relationship.

The melancholy in worldwide costs have additionally unfold to Indian markets, leading to home gold costs to appropriate over 12 per cent from its excessive of round Rs 56,000 ranges. And there isn’t a respite for bulls in close to sight.

“We are expecting international gold prices to correct till $1,820 per ounce. On MCX, the yellow metal may test Rs 47,000. However, the long term trend is positive and we believe anywhere between Rs 45,000-47,000 will be a good entry point for buyers,” mentioned Anuj Gupta- DVP- Commodities and Currencies Research, Angel Broking.

For day merchants, Gupta mentioned they will promote gold with cease loss at Rs 49,950 and for the goal of Rs 48,700 on Thursday. Similarly, they will additionally promote silver with the cease lack of Rs 58,700 and goal of 56,000.

In the spot market, highest purity gold was buying and selling at Rs 49,810 and silver at Rs 56,250, in response to a fee chart maintained by India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA).

Falling gold costs have, nonetheless, cheered jewellers and potential consumers as marriage and festive season is approaching. Jewellers consider the autumn in costs is well timed and may usher in consumers.

“At this rate, buying will ensue. Navratri, Diwali, Dhanteras and wedding season are lined up and prices have come down at the right time to buy. Gold may correct to Rs 48,500 but overall the trend is bullish,” mentioned Prithviraj Kothari, National President of IBJA.

He added that individuals have been ready for the correction in gold and it’s the proper time to purchase the yellow steel in a staggered manner.

Buying of jewelry has come down sharply because the financial disaster deepened as a consequence of Covid-19 lockdown. Gold import, which plunged 79 per cent within the first half of 2020, has additionally doubled in August from a 12 months in the past to the best stage in eight months, due to restocking by jewellers.

Analysts consider gold and silver will reclaim their latest highs in the long term. “The US economy is in a sinkhole and European bankers are also looking forward to lower interest rates, this will result in safe haven buying in gold. By the end of the year, we expect gold to hit Rs 55,000-56,000 level again,” mentioned Gupta.

On the long run outlook for silver, he mentioned it might fall to Rs 53,000-55,000 however expects it to the touch Rs 75,000-80,000 mark by the tip of the 12 months.

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