Thursday, 29 December 2016 22:10

Gold price shoots up

Post note ban, gold prices followed a downward trend with less demand and reached a 11-month low 2 days back. But, the trend reversed suddenly after being low for some time. The rise continued for the second day as the sales rose unexpectedly for the last 10 days.

After dumping the trend on Tuesday, it continued the upward trend again on Wednesday by 175 rupees to 28,200. On the other hand, silver also observed the same trend. It became costlier by 350 rupees at 39,500. Analysts say there has been an increase in purchase of costly metals by coin makers and industry. Meanwhile, international gold prices rose by 0.35 percent to 1142.30 dollars per ounce.

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Wednesday, 17 February 2016 08:41

She wrapped 38 gold biscuits around her waist

Nowadays, smugglers have been using women to smuggle gold. Recently, a woman named Kamalamma (52) was taken into custody by police in Kempegauda International Airport in Bengaluru as she was looking suspicious in a wheelchair. When she was scanned by the airport authorities, it was found she had 38 gold biscuits wrapped in a carton around her waist.The total weight is approximated
to be 4.4 kg and cost around 1.27 crores. When interrogated, she stated that she belongs to Kadapa and went to Dubai in search of work about 6 months back. She was promised to pay 4.5 lakhs if she can smuggle the gold into Hyderabad. But since the flight went to Benagluru instead of Hyderabad, she has been waiting for the person to pick her up.  
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