Amid fluctuation in gold and silver rates across the country, the price of 24-carat gold per 10 gram reached Rs 50,790 on Friday in Bhubaneswar, registering an increase of Rs 90 from Thursday’s price.
For 23-carat, the price of 10 gram of yellow metal reached Rs 50,400 while the rate of 22-carat gold reached Rs 48,300.
Similarly, the rate of 20, 18, and 14-carat gold witnessed a corresponding mild hike in comparison to Thursday's prices, and priced at Rs 43,900, Rs 39,800 and Rs 31,200 respectively.
Meanwhile, the Pure Ginni (gold coin) is being traded at Rs 40,200 on Friday.
On the other hand, one kilogram of silver is being sold at Rs 60,200 (with GST) in Bhubaneswar.
Meanwhile, gold is being traded at Rs 5,220 per gram (GST 995) and at Rs 5,175 (Cash 995) in Cuttack.
Notably, factors such as state taxes, excise duty, and making charges lead to changes in the price of gold in India.
The price of silver in India is determined by changes in prices internationally. It also depends on the movement of the rupee against the dollar. If the rupee falls against its international counterpart and the prices remain consistent internationally, silver ends up becoming dearer.