Gold drops by Rs 30 to Rs 31,040 per 10 gm

Gold drops by Rs 30 to Rs 31,040 per 10 gm New Delhi: Gold prices on Wednesday declined by Rs 30 to trade at Rs 31,040 per ten grams in the bullion market here due to sluggish demand.

Silver, however, recovered by Rs 100 to Rs 58,100 per kg on buying by industrial units and coin makers.

Gold of 99.9 and 99.5 percent purity declined by Rs 30 each to Rs 31,040 and Rs 30,840 per ten grams respectively, while sovereign remained steady at Rs 25,450 per piece of eight gram.

Silver ready recovered by Rs 100 to Rs 58,100 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 85 to Rs 58,325 per kg.

Silver coins maintained steady trend at Rs 80,000 for buying and Rs 81,000 for selling of 100 pieces.

PTI