2013 December 27

Govt eases norms for import of gold alloy

The Government, which is easing curbs on gold imports, will soon relax conditions for import of gold dore by refiners. This is in response to a sharp fall in gold imports over the past few months. Importers of gold dore — an alloy of gold and silver used for extracting

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Global gold prices likely to drop further in 2014

Gold is headed for a near-30 per cent slump in 2013, ending decade-old rally, prompted by rock-bottom interest rates and measures taken by global central banks to prop their economies. A rally in equities and optimism about a global economic recovery dented the yellow metal’s safe-haven appeal. Silver, too, is

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