Gold gains ₹ 286, silver jumps ₹ 558

January 15, 2021 04:14 pm | Updated January 16, 2021 12:23 am IST - New Delhi

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Gold prices gained ₹ 286 to ₹ 48,690 per 10 gram in the national capital on Friday following recovery in international price of the precious metal and rupee depreciation, according to HDFC Securities.

In the previous trade, the yellow metal had closed at ₹ 48,404 per 10 gram.

Silver prices also jumped ₹ 558 to ₹ 65,157 per kilogram from ₹ 64,599 per kilogram in the previous trade.

"Spot gold prices for 24 carat in Delhi gained ₹ 286 after losing for two days with recovery in gold prices and rupee depreciation," HDFC Securities Senior Analyst (Commodities) Tapan Patel said The rupee slipped 3 paise to settle at 73.07 against the US dollar on Friday.

In the international market, gold was quoting with gain at $ 1,852 per ounce, while silver was flat at $ 25.40 per ounce.

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