Despite being expensive, record breaking sale of gold on Dhanteras, so many tonnes of gold sold – The Daily Connection

At the time of shopping, inflation is often mentioned that the markets are slow due to inflation. But the shopping figures on Dhanteras are telling something else. It has also broken the records of last year’s purchases due to the record purchases made on the day of Dhanteras. In fact, on the occasion of Dhanteras, there is a wonderful glow in the markets across the country. According to All India Jewelers and Goldsmiths Federation, on the occasion of Dhanteras, people across the country have purchased gold or jewelery worth about Rs 27,000 crore.

National President of All India Jewelers and Goldsmiths Federation, Pankaj Arora said that on Dhanteras, there was a business of about Rs 30,000 crore of gold, silver and other precious items. The sales figure of gold and gold jewelery was Rs 27,000 crore. Silver or its articles worth around Rs 3,000 crore have been sold. Last year in 2022, Dhanteras gold and silver business was worth Rs 25,000 crore.

In 2022, the price of gold was Rs 52000 per 10 grams, whereas at that time it was available at Rs 62000 per 10 grams. Silver was sold at a price of Rs 58,000 per kg on last Diwali, which is now at Rs 72,000 per kg this year. According to an estimate, today on Dhanteras, about 41 tonnes of gold and about 400 tonnes of silver jewelery and coins have been sold in the country.

There is excitement in these markets

Praveen Khandelwal told that in Delhi, while big traders are expected in the wholesale markets Chandni Chowk, Dariba Kalan, Maliwada, Sadar Bazaar, Naya Bazaar, the retail markets are Kamla Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Model Town, Shalimar Bagh, Pitampura, Rohini, Rajouri Garden. , Dwarka, Janakpuri, South Extension, Khan Market, Malviya Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, Greater Kailash, Green Park, Yusuf Sarai, Vasant Kunj, Munirka, Lajpat Nagar, Kalkaji, Preet Vihar, Laxmi Nagar, Jagatpuri, Shahdara and Laxmi Nagar. Goods were sold exclusively in retail markets.