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Gold steadies near record high as virus concerns persist

Spot gold was little changed at $1,975.07 per ounce by 0509 GMT, $9.59 shy of the all-time high hit in the previous session. U.S. gold futures rose 0.3% to $1,991.70. “The coronavirus problem is going to be with us for a while. It seems that economies around the world will …

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2020-21 (Series V) – Issue Price

In terms of Government of India Notification No.4(4)-B/(W&M)/2020 dated April 13, 2020, Sovereign Gold Bonds 2020-21 (Series V) will be opened for the period August 03-07, 2020 with Settlement date August 11, 2020. The issue price of the Bond during the subscription period shall be `5,334 (Rupees Five thousand Three …

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Investor gold rush in the west offsets collapse of Asian market: WGC

The coronavirus pandemic triggered stockpiling of gold in Europe and North America as insurance against inflation and market turmoil, driving prices up almost 30% this year to more than $1,950 an ounce. However, high prices and lockdowns strangled sales of jewellery, bars and coins in Asia. Investors amassed a record …

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Asian Games 2018: Gold for Manjit, Jinson takes silver in 800m

The 28-year-old Manjit ran his personal best time of 1 minute and 46.15 seconds to win his maiden major international medal. Johnson, who smashed legendary Sriram Singh’s 42-year-old 800m national record in June during the National Inter-State Athletics Championships, finished second in 1:46.35. He holds the national record of 1:45.65. …

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ASIAN GAMES: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in men’s javelin

Coming into the final, Neeraj had a personal best throw of 87.43m from May this year and his biggest competitor for the gold was expected to be Chinese Taipei’s Cheng Chao Tsun. But just one throw into Monday’s event and it became pretty evident that Neeraj was going to be …

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Sindhu to fight for gold, Saina fetches bronze in Asian Games

World number three Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi 21-17 15-21 21-10 for her second win over the Japanese at the Asian Games, having beaten her in the team championship as well. The energy-sapping 65-minute match featured a 50-shot rally in the decider, which Sindhu won. World number 10 and Olympic medallist …

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Bopanna-Sharan bag doubles gold in Asian Games

Bopanna and Sharan, who don’t have much experience of playing together, played a solid match against Kazakhstan’s Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev to bag India’s second gold of the day.’ Less than 20 minutes into the match, the Indians were 4-1 ahead, breaking Bublik and Yevseyev at the very first …

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Gold rises on jewellers’ buying, silver falls

New Delhi :  Gold gained Rs 50 to close at Rs 31,650 per ten gram at the bullion market today on persistent buying by local jewellers despite a weak trend overseas. Silver however fell by Rs 100 to Rs 40,900 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers. …

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Archery: Deepika Kumari wins gold at World Cup stage event

Salt Lake City (USA) :  Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumar shrugged off her poor run of form by clinching gold medal in the women’s recurve event at the World Cup (Stage III) after a gap of six years beating Germany’s Michelle Kroppen 7-3 to qualify for the circuit Final, later this …

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Saweety Boora strikes gold at Russian boxing tournament

Saweety Boora was the lone Indian boxer to clinch a gold, while two others signed off with silver medals in the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia. Saweety, who is also a former world championships silver-medallist, prevailed over home favourite Anna Anfinogenova in a unanimous verdict to finish on top …

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