Gold posts poor sales on Dhanteras in Odisha

Bhubaneswar,November 10:Gold posted poor sales in Odisha on the occasion of Dhanteras despite fall in gold price and pleasant weather prevailing in the city, the sale of the yellow metal on Dhanteras has not been encouraging for the jewellers in Odisha capital.

Barring jewellery chains and big outlets, the footfall in mid-sized and small shops was less.

Dhanteras is considered auspicious to buy precious gold, silver and other precious metals jewelleries as it is believed to bring prosperity in one's life.

The price of 10 gm of 22 carat of gold was around Rs 25,540 this year as compared to Rs 27,925 on Dhanteras in 2014. Similarly, the price was Rs 26,240 per 10 gram for 24 carat gold. Silver price was Rs 35,000 per kg as compared to Rs 39,000 last year.

Despite the fall in precious metal prices, the trend failed to woo the customers on this Dhanteras.

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