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Physical gold demand in second-biggest bullion consumer India was negligible this week with most jewellery stores still shut by COVID-19 lockdowns, forcing dealers to offer steep discounts.
Retail consumers in India continued to buy up physical gold this week as prices retreated to a near one-year low, while lower rates also injected fresh activity in other hubs, especially Singapore.
The latest tranche of India’s Sovereign Gold Bonds 2020-21 will be opened for a period from March 1 to 5, 2021. The issue price of the bond during the subscription period will be Rs4,662 per gramme.
India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $4.483 billion during the week ending Jan.1. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s weekly statistical supplement, the reserves increased to $585.324 billion from $580.841 billion reported for the week ended December 25.
The UBS takeover of embattled rival Credit Suisse has shaken Switzerland’s self-image and dented its reputation as a global financial center,
Inflation in the 20 countries that use the euro currency slowed to the lowest level in a year as energy prices dropped, but food costs were still on the rise,
The CEOs Consultative Council of UAE Banks Federation, the representative and unified voice of banks in the UAE, held its first meeting of the current year on 21 March 2023