16 Feb 17
|Maintain 8-12% allocation to gold|
After languishing for three years (2013, 2014 and 2015) gold turned in a reasonably good performance in 2016 at 11.23 per cent.
07 Feb 17
|Hallmarking restrictions push gold biz to informal sector|
Around half the jewellery hallmarking business has shifted to the non-hallmarking segment, which is mostly controlled by unorganised sector players, due to a notification restricting hallmarking of only three purities of gold ornaments.
06 Feb 17
|Gold surges to top Rs 29,000-level, silver regains Rs 42,000 mark|
Gold prices on Monday regained the Rs 29,000-mark by soaring Rs 110 per 10 grams at the bullion market on a firming trend overseas amid increased buying by jewellers to meet the ongoing wedding season demand.
01 Feb 17
|Gold becomes one of investors' favourite safe havens with Trump uncertainty|
Some of Wall Street's largest fund managers have taken a contrarian bet on gold, wagering that U.S.
29 Jan 17
|India's gold demand at 13-year low|
India’s gold demand has slumped to its lowest in 13 years due to various measures announced by the government to discourage purchases.
28 Jan 17
|Gold prices head for first weekly drop of 2017|
Gold pared losses on Friday after softer than forecast US growth data pulled the dollar off earlier highs, but the metal remained on track for its first weekly loss of the year as traders cashed in on this week's rally to two-month highs.
25 Jan 17
|Note ban squeezed gold demand to 650-750 tonnes, smuggling declined: WGC|
Gold barsDespite demonetisation-led India’s demand for gold would decline to 650-750 tonnes in 2016 because of measures adopted by the government to discourage sales of the metal, the World Gold Council (WGC) said in its latest report released
24 Jan 17
|Bullion bears hold on to short positions|
Gold prices are the highest since November in the international market and in India, too, the year has begun with prices still in a positive territory.
23 Jan 17
|Govt may announce incentives for gems and jewellery in Budget|
The government is expected to announce steps like cut in the gold import duty and incentives to set up gems and jewellery parks in the next Budget to promote growth of the industry.
22 Jan 17
|Bullion India's new scheme: You can now invest in gold with just Rs 300|
Finkurve Financial Services Ltd, a non-banking finance company promoted by Bullion India, is planning to introduce the smallest systematic investment plan (SIP), akin to the gold accumulation scheme, to tap the last man in the value chain with potential
|Bullion bulls have history on their side as Trump takes helm|
Gold bulls wagering the bullion rally has more room to run may have history on their side with the arrival of a new US president.
19 Jan 17
|Cash is still king in diamond market, DeBeers woos buyers with concessions|
As diamond traders descend on Botswana this week for one of the year's biggest sales, the $14-billion industry is struggling to recover from India's war on black money.