Here are key things to know about gold and silver prices today:
1. Globally, gold fell 0.20 per cent to $1,266.30 an ounce and silver slipped 0.55 per cent to $16.33 an ounce in Singapore on a strong US dollar amid prospects of higher interest rates. A depreciating rupee against the dollar making imports of gold costlier also supported the uptrend, traders added.
2. In the national capital, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity advanced by Rs 50 each to Rs 31,650 and Rs 31,500 per ten gram, respectively. It had gained Rs 30 in the previous two days.
3. Sovereign however remained unaltered at Rs 24,800 per piece of eight gram in limited deals.
5. Silver coins, however, continued to trade at last level of Rs 76,000 for buying and Rs 77,000 for selling of 100 pieces.
(With PTI Inputs)