India’s gold demand bouncing back to pre-COVID levels; Sept ’21 demand rises 47% to 139 tonnes: WGC

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India’s gold demand has seen a 47 per cent year-on-year jump in the July-September quarter to 139.1 tonnes, following strong rebound in economic activity and recovering consumer demand, the World Gold Council said in a report. According to the World Gold Council (WGC), gold demand in India is bouncing back to pre-COVID levels and going […]

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India’s Tamil Nadu state launches scheme to melt temple jewellery

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has started preliminary work to melt the unutilised jewellery in possession of the temples in the state into 24 carat gold bars, reports Press Trust of India. Initially, the gold ornaments lying unutilised at the three renowned temples of Sri Karumariamman temple in Tiruverkadu, Sri Mariamman temple in Samayapuram and […]

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India’s gold imports in September 2021 shoot up on price correction ahead of the festive season

India’s gold imports in September soared 658 per cent from last year’s lower base as a correction in local prices to the lowest level in nearly six months prompted jewellers to step up purchases for the upcoming festive season, Reuters reports. Retail demand has been improving and jewellery stores are registering good footfall. Higher imports […]

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