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Dhanteras 2019: Gold prices float around Rs 38,000 in Diwali week

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BusinessToday.In | October 23, 2019

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Dhanteras 2019: Gold prices float around Rs 38,000 in Diwali week

Gold prices in India, the world's second-biggest gold consumer, remained range-bound this week, tracking muted global cues. The safe-haven asset will likely pick up demand ahead of Dhanteras festival and Diwali, as per commodity analysts. Gold prices have come off about 4% or Rs 2,000 per 10 gram, after hitting new highs last month.
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