In what police termed as the biggest heist of its kind in the state, a staggering 58 kg of gold worth around Rs.17 crore was looted at gunpoint from a security vehicle on the Nashik-Dhule highway early on Friday morning.
A Japanese jeweller has made a gold replica of Darth Vader's helmet and minted gold coins with the image of the famous villain engraved on them to celebrate the forthcoming seventh film of the “Star Wars” saga.
Akshaya Tritiya, the holy festival is celebrated among Hindus and Jains. Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be an auspicious day to inaugurate new ventures. This year the auspicious day is on April 21. It is also known as Akha Teej, celebrated on the third day of the Hindu month of Vaisakha.
Akshya Tritiya is considered an auspicious day for buying gold, silver and other metals. Sales are expected to rise as there is a "positive" buying sentiment this year with gold prices ruling stable at around 26,000 per 10 grams.
In an interview with Ajeet Kumar of Zee Media Corp Ltd, Vandana Bharti, AVP, Commodity fundamental research, SMC COMTRADE LTD, shares her views on whether to buy gold or not, and how gold prices will pan out in the near to medium term.