Gold sales jump about 20% for Diwali

Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country`s biggest gold trade group said on Friday.

Dhanteras gold, silver sales surge up to 30% on lower prices

Jewellery and coin sales sparkled on Dhanteras Tuesday with sales rising by an estimated 30 percent from last year as customers went on a buying spree lured by lower gold and silver prices.

Gold price glitters on Dhanteras buying, global cues

Gold prices climbed by Rs 150 to Rs 27,925 per 10 grams in the national capital Tuesday as buying activity from jewellers as well as retailers picked up on the occasion of "Dhanteras" amidst a firming trend overseas.

TV actors share their 'gold' plans for Dhanteras
TV actors share their 'gold' plans for Dhanteras

It's that time of the year when people dig deep into their pockets to buy jewellery items to woo goddess Laxmi (the goddess of wealth)! A bevy of television actors are planning to invest in gold on Dhanteras Tuesday.

Tips to look gorgeous during festive season
Tips to look gorgeous during festive season

It's festival time and apart from indulging in shopping and partying, one should also take good care of one's skin. The revelry should not stop you from looking gorgeous and a head-turner.

Happy Dhanteras wishes B-Town
Happy Dhanteras wishes B-Town

Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi wished good health, peace and more on the occasion of Dhanteras Tuesday, when people traditionally buy gold and utensils.

Gold price hits one-month high on flat dollar, slowing China growth

Gold hit its highest since Sept. 10 at USD 1,253.70 an ounce in earlier trade and was up 0.4 percent at USD 1,250.90 Tuesday.

Buying Gold on Dhanteras? Things to know

Many Indians consider Dhanteras as an auspicious occasion to buy gold. Many jewellers have launched promotional schemes to attract gold buyers.

`Jewellery sales to jump by 35% during Dhanteras`

Jewellery sales are expected to surge by up to 35 percent during Dhanteras, traditionally the country's busiest gold buying period, compared to last year, industry experts said.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Dhanteras

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the people of the nation on the occasion of Dhanteras.

Dhanteras: Five things to buy

There are various legends behind the celebration of Dhanteras. According to one, the son of King Hima was doomed to die on the fourth day of his marriage by snake bite.

Jewellery sales to jump by 35% during Dhanteras: Experts

Jewellery sales are expected to surge by up to 35 percent during Dhanteras, traditionally the country's busiest gold buying period, compared to last year, industry experts said.

Gold price sinks to lowest in 4 years

Gold tumbled to its lowest level in around 15 months on Monday after better-than-expected US jobs data boosted the dollar, dampening safe-haven appetite for bullion and pushing silver and platinum to multi-year lows.

With gold scarce, festival season loses its shine

A scarcity of gold and high prices are pushing Indians to look to silver or diamond jewellery as alternative gifts this festive season, adding to the gloom in the gold trade after government measures to restrict imports.

Demand slump dampens Dhanteras fest; gold fever cools down

The shiny metal continued its uninterrupted downfall and lost another Rs 170 to finish at a two-week low of Rs 30,510 per 10 grams.

Gold falls on weak global cues despite 'Dhanteras' buying

After losing Rs 1,120 in last four sessions, gold fell further by Rs 50 to Rs 31,400 per ten gram in Delhi bullion market Friday.

Narendra Modi expands Gujarat Cabinet

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inducted six new faces in his Council of Ministers at a ceremony held here on Friday on the auspicious day of `Dhanteras`.

Gold traders struggle for supplies despite record premiums

Gold traders in India, the world's biggest buyer of the metal, struggled to find supplies amid low demand ahead of Dhanteras, the biggest gold buying festival, even as premiums stayed at record highs.

Dhanteras: Gold may cross Rs 33,000 level on supply squeeze

Gold prices may cross the Rs 33,000 level on 'Dhanteras', a day considered auspicious for buying the precious metal, on account of rising demand amid tight supplies, experts and bullion traders say.

'India Inc to slash festive budgets, give out lower bonuses'

"Due to steep fall in rupee, the budget on Diwali and other ensuing festivals like Dhanteras and Christmas may see a cut of 40 percent this year," said Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat.