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Arpan Varghese

India gold dealers charge premiums as imports, smuggling stall

10 Jul 2020

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Physical gold sold at a premium in India this week for the first time this year, driven by plunging imports and a near halt in smuggling that offset the impact of high unemployment and a rise in domestic prices across Asia that could deter buyers.

Asia Gold-India dealers charge premiums as imports, smuggling stall

10 Jul 2020

MUMBAI/BENGALURU, July 10 Physical gold sold at a premium in India this week for the first time this year, driven by plunging imports and a near halt in smuggling that offset the impact of high unemployment and a rise in domestic prices across Asia that could deter buyers.

PRECIOUS-Gold pierces $1,800 barrier in run to 9-yr peak as virus woes mount

08 Jul 2020

* Safe-haven demand strongest in countries hit hardest- analyst

Physical gold demand in China, India continues to wane as virus weighs

03 Jul 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Physical gold demand in top consumers China and India continued to struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic this week, while investment activity ticked up in Singapore and Japan.

Lockdowns keep retail buyers away in top gold hubs

24 Apr 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Retail demand for physical gold suffered this week in top Asian hubs as jewellery shops remained shut due to coronavirus restrictions, but some regions saw steady buying from investors hunting for a safe haven.

PRECIOUS-Gold sheds 2%, palladium 12% as oil rout prompts dash for cash

21 Apr 2020

* Interactive graphic tracking the global coronavirus spread: open https://tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser

Gold dealers in top consumer China offer steep discounts as demand slumps

17 Apr 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Physical gold demand in China continued to be in the doldrums this week as the coronavirus-led restrictions stalled activity, with dealers in the top consumer offering massive discounts.

Asia Gold: Coronavirus lockdowns stall action at top hubs, choke supply

09 Apr 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Major physical bullion hubs saw activity dwindle this week due to coronavirus-led restrictions, with strained supply chains cut off from soaring safe-haven demand in some regions.

Gold demand soars in some Asian hubs, lockdowns, supply woes hit others

03 Apr 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Physical bullion markets in major Asian hubs saw a sharp divide this week with some regions seeing a surge in demand, while others grappled with strained supply and muted activity amid global lockdowns due to the coronavirus.

Virus-led supply woes plague market; India trading stalls

27 Mar 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Physical gold dealers struggled to meet surging safe-haven demand this week, especially in Singapore, as the coronavirus outbreak choked global supply chains, while massive discounts were offered in India amidst a lockdown.

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