GOLD: USD/oz1,216.25 | EUR/gr36.42SILVER: USD/oz17.23 | EUR/gr0.5176

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Last Updated: 15 September 2016

The fact that gold prices have one of the more reliable annual price patterns isn't an obvious one because it is a mined commodity. Nevertheless, 'tis the season for the gold bulls to shine. Gold generally finds strength through early- to mid-September prior to the Indian wedding season, which runs from October through December.

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Last Updated: 14 September 2016

sales declined by 50-60% in the last one month as consumers held the stock on expectations of higher realisation in the upcoming when physical demand sets in.

Normally, farmers sell their extra holding of gold jewellery with the onset of the monsoon rainfalls to buy seeds and fertilisers. Consequently, sales increase in June and July. continue in September as well, in case forecast of monsoon rainfalls is deficient.sales also move up in case gold price continues its bullish trend.

This year, however, none of the aforementioned factors favoured sales. While the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast for a surplus rainfalls this monsoon season, gold price fluctuated in a wide range with upward bias.

“Need based selling of is over. Common consumers do not trade in jewellery and hence, they purchase with surplus fund and sell in case of its need. Therefore, sales have come down sharply more than half in the last two-three weeks,” said Prithviraj Kothari, Managing Director, RiddiSiddhi Bullions Ltd, a city –based bullion dealer and retailer.

Data compiled by the (WGC) showed gold collection through recycling ofat 23.60 tonnes in June quarter, the highest in four quarters. The same, however, is expected to remain lower in September quarter. Recycling of old jewellery meets nearly 10% of India’s annual gold demand between 850-950 tonnes.

The sale of used jewellery is also expected to remain lower on surplus rainfalls this monsoon season. While the IMD has reported nearly 5% deficient rainfalls this season largely due to paucity of showers after last week of August, experts hope for better kharif output this year than last year.

sales have slumped drastically in the last few weeks as saleable quantity exhausted with consumers. They do not have unlimited quantity of jewellery for sale. So, whatever consumers needed to sell either for price benefit or need-based encashment, consumers’ selling quantity is over. Now, buying time has started. So, in the ensuing festival season will see a huge upsurge in gold sales,” said Rajesh Mehta, Managing Director, Rajesh Exports who operates over 70 retail stores across the country.

The started with the Raksha Bandhan and the Ganapati festival is now almost over. After a fortnight the festivities would resume with Durga Pooja and the Diwali.

“Overall, consumer demand of gold jewellery is likely to remain better in this year,” said Mehul Choksi, Managing Director, Gitanjali Gems, the promoter of leading jewellery brands like Nakshatra, Asmi, Gili etc.

In fact, jewellers have started preparations with innovative designs of ornaments for the current festival season as reflected in rising gold import last month.

Kothari, however, believes that gold price movement would determine jewellery demand. Gold price was hovering around Rs 30,000 per 10 grams in June, has now risen to trade at Rs 31,100 per 10 grams with discount prevailing at $20 an oz equivalent to Rs 400 per 10 grams.

Gold recovery through scrap jewellery
Quarter ended Quantity (tonnes)
Jun ‘13 10
Sept ‘13 53
Dec ‘13 17
Mar ‘14 30
Jun ‘14 22.5
Sept ‘14 17.5
Dec ‘14 22.5
Mar ‘15 18
Jun ‘15 24
Sept ‘15 18.2
Dec ‘15 20
Mar ‘16 14
Jun ‘16 23.6
   
Source : GFMS, Thomson Reuters, World Gold Council

 

 

Last Updated: 09 September 2016

Gross, former head of PIMCO and current manager of Janus funds, recently echoed Rick Rule, assigning blame to the Fed for deferring short-term pain at the expense of long time gain.

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Last Updated: 12 September 2016

Gold output across the globe hit an all-time high in 2015, climbing 1.8 percent to 3,211 tonnes. Much of this growth was led by Mexico, whose output increased double digits (18 percent) from 112 tonnes in 2014 to 133 tonnes last year. Indonesia grew 20 percent, Kazakhstan 29 percent. This year, global production is expected to level out as project development budgets were slashed during the three-year gold bear market. But with gold prices rebounding, miners are in a good position to be much more profitable. Below, explore and discover the world’s top 10 gold producing mines.

 

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Last Updated: 06 September 2016

ISLAMABAD: The import of gold in to the country witnessed a decline of 24.27 per cent in July 2016 as compared to the import of July 2015.

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