Gold & Silver

Gold futures jump ₹433 to ₹42,472 per 10 gm

PTI New Delhi | Updated on February 21, 2020 Published on February 21, 2020

Gold prices on Friday jumped Rs 433 to Rs 42,472 per 10 gram in futures trade as speculators widened their bets driven by firm trend overseas.

The trading in the first half was closed on account of ‘Mahashivratri’

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold contracts for April traded higher by ₹433, or 1.03 per cent, to ₹42,472 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 1,354 lots.

The yellow metal for June delivery climbed ₹411, or 0.97 per cent, to ₹42,649 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 109 lots.

Fresh positions built up by participants on positive cues from global markets mainly led to rise in gold prices, analysts said.

Globally, gold prices rose 1.09 per cent to $1,638.10 per ounce in New York.

Published on February 21, 2020
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