Saturday, Feb 04, 2023


Sebi Issues Vault Manager Guidelines To Create Electronic Gold Receipts

Jan 05, 2022 Pushpita Dey

Market regulator Sebi will issue certificate of registration for gold vault managers on the basis of proper computerised set-up for deposit, storage and withdrawal of gold. Vault managers can also issue electronic gold receipts in lieu of physical gold.

India Made Highest Gold Import In 2021, Spends Record $55.7 Bln : Govt Source

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Money Team

India bought nearly double the previous year's tonnage of gold in 2021 as there was a price drop in the early 2021. After the first wave hit the country, there was a price surge leading to a drop in the import of gold.

Rupee Settles 3 Paise Higher At 75 Against US Dollar, Gold Price Rises By Rs 18

At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 75.15 against the greenback and witnessed an intra-day high of 74.95 and a low of 75.16.

Sensex Plunges 1,190 Points, Gold Declines Rs 142 On Omicron Scare

Dec 20, 2021 PTI

The 30-share index slumped 1,189.73 points or 2.90 per cent to end at 55,822.01. Similarly, the NSE Nifty tanked 371 points or 2.18 per cent to 16,614.20.

Gold ETFs Attract Rs 683 Crore In November On Emergence Of Omicron

The latest inflow helped in pushing the number of folios in the category by 10 per cent to 29.29 lakh in November, from 26.6 lakh in October in the preceding month.

07 December, 2021

RBI Tanks Up On Gold, Decline In Major Currencies Continues

Rajiv Ranjan Singh

RBI has bought 71 tonnes of gold in just 10 months this calendar year. Falling global prices of gold, economic uncertainty, decline in major currencies such as US dollar prompt the buying spree.

08 November, 2021

Millennials And HNIs Take A Shine To Digital Gold

Rajiv Ranjan Singh

Gold ETF folios have increased eight-fold in the last three years, and half of all Sovereign Gold Bonds have been issued only in the last 18 months: a clear reflection of rising popularity of digital gold

02 November, 2021

The Curious Case Of Falling Gold Prices

Rajiv Ranjan Singh

Look at prices of precious metals in relation with real rates of return, other commodities and new players like cryptocurrencies.

02 November, 2021

Dhanteras: Here Are Key Factors To Watch Out For Before Buying Gold

Outlook Business Team

In terms of purity, 24 carat is considered to be the purest form of gold, while 22-carat gold comes with other metals such as silver or zinc.

29 October, 2021

Yellow Metal Faces Challenge In Land Of Golden Sparrow

Rajiv Ranjan Singh

Financial inclusion and financial literacy, while beneficial for India’s prosperity and income equality, have created challenges for the gold market.

28 October, 2021

India's Gold Demand Bounces Back, Rises 47 Per Cent In Sept Quarter To 139 Tonnes

Outlook Business Team

According to the World Gold Council (WGC), gold demand in India is bouncing back to pre-COVID levels and going forward the outlook looks bullish.


24 October, 2021

Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme To Open On October 25. Should You Buy?

Outlook Business Team

Finance Ministry statement said the duration for the subscription of Series-VII is to be from October 25-October 29, and bonds will be issued on November 2.

23 August, 2021

Jewellers Stage Protest Against Hallmarking, But Fail To Get Small Players On Board

Outlook Bureau

Most of the small and medium size jewelers did not support the strike against hallmarking as they welcomed the government move making HUID of gold jewelry mandatory across the country.

13 July, 2021

Black Fungus To Missing Gold Locket, Nitish Kumar Gets An Earful At Janata Durbar 2.O

Giridhar Jha

On July 12, altogether 146 people, including 28 women showed up at the Janata Durbar where the chief minister lent a patient ear to their problems and reassured them all to solve them.

10 April, 2021

While Digging Construction Site, Telangana Realtor Finds Gold, Ruby Jewels Weighing 1.7 Kg

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place in Telangana’s Jangaon district, reports claimed. Among the antique jewels found were earrings, beads, mangalsutras, and chains.

07 March, 2021

Watch: Mountain With 60-90% Gold Soil Discovered In Congo, Villagers Flock With Shovels

Outlook Web Bureau

Soon after the discovery, authorities issued an order to ban mining on the mountain, reports claimed

14 January, 2021

Drop In Gold Prices, Gains In Silver On Makar Sankranti; Check Prices In Your City

Outlook Web Bureau

Gold prices have dropped sharply on the occasion of Makar Sankranti across different states


27 December, 2020

All That Glitters Is Gold: Prices Likely To Touch Rs 63,000 Per 10 Grams In New Year


The physical demand for gold from India and China is expected to take centre stage amid stimulus measures and labour market growth

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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