Madurai

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Madurai

If Kanchipuram is the temple city, then Madurai is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. Located 465 kms away from Chennai, the state capital, Madurai is a classic amalgamation of history and modernity. It is said to historically date back to the 3rd century. You will find temples dating back to Vijayanagar Empire, Carnatic Kingdom, Madurai Nayaks, Pandyas, and Cholas on one hand, while on the other hand you will find renowned medical colleges and engineering institutions producing some of the best brains in the country. The iconic Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, Koodal Azhagar Temple, and Alagar Koyil are some of the famous Hindu temples among others. Apart from agriculture which is their primary occupation, the city’s significant industries include rubber, granite, chemicals, and textile. In the recent past many software companies like HCL Technologies, Sutherland Global Services, Honeywell Technologies, and several others have set up their offices in Madurai. People in Madurai rely on gold rate in Madurai to buy most of their gold jewellery.

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Gold Prices in Madurai for last 7 days

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How is Gold’s purity determined?

Gold holds an impeccable value in terms of quantifying one’s wealth as well as for investment. Thus, judging the quality and purity of gold is of utmost importance, both for buyers and for traders.

Primarily, the gold’s purity is determined through the Karat system that measures the same on a scale from 0 to 24. For instance, a 24 karats gold jewellery contains 100% gold. On the other hand, in a 14K gold jewellery, the percentage of gold is 58.33%, and the rest is other metal or alloy.

The gold purity can be measured both by percentage and parts per thousand. However, to convert the Karat into a percentage, one needs to divide the Karat number by 24 and then multiply it by 100.

Another easy way to determine gold’s purity is by checking the hallmark stamp on gold jewellery. This hallmark includes the authorised logo, date of manufacturing, carat weight or fineness of the gold in question. In several countries, including India, it is mandatory to sell gold jewellery with hallmark stamp. 

Lastly, the traders generally use an electronic gold tester to measure the quality and purity of gold. It shows the result accurately within seconds.

What is QE and how does it affect Gold Prices?

Quantitative easing, or commonly known as QE, is an economic policy. It comes into action, in case other policies have run out of steam and stopped working.

  • Definition of Quantitative Easing:QE is monetary policy that promotes the idea of injecting money into an economy not by regulations, but instead via printing currency. Typically QE is regarded as a short-term solution to boost the economy after a crisis.
  • Significance of QE:Typically, Central Banks around the world uses interest rate manipulation as the primary technique to control the flow of money in an economy. However, lowering interest rates did not work during the economic downturn of 2008 and countries resorted to this method.
  • The Methodology of QE:As already mentioned, central banks inject money into an economy with this method. In case, the inflation is low, and banks are not lending, central banks then print new money and buy assets. This sudden increase in money drops interest rates and the value of a currency, which prompts banks to lend at a lower rate. Resultantly, economic activities increase.

The connection between QE and Gold is inversely proportional. It means, with the implementation of quantitative easing, the price of gold drops and vice versa. Thus, conservative investors, who believe gold is the future, advises investing more in gold, instead of other modes.

How to calculate old gold jewellery price?

Indians usually attach a lot of sentimental value to their gold. Apart from jewelry, gold s used for several other purposes such as investment, hedging, or for availing an instant loan. If you choose to pledge your gold as collateral security, you must understand how your gold is valued. Here is how you can calculate the price of your gold jewelry.

1) To ascertain the purity and quality of your gold, take it to the nearest assaying center.

2) The assaying center presents the purity of the gold in terms of Karat or as a percentage figure.

3) If you wish to calculate the value of your gold using the 

  1. a) Karat purity method: Multiply the gold’s weight, purity, and gold rate and divide it by 24. 
  2. b) Percentage purity method: Multiply the gold’s weight, purity, and gold rate and divide it by 100.

How is gold rate determined?

The price of gold in India depends on multiple factors. This includes, but is not limited to the following factors:

1) Gold production

2) Inflation

3) Government's gold reserves

4) Demand and supply of gold in the global commodity market

5) Import rates

6) Interest rates

7) Taxes and levies

8) Local demand. 

As a denizen and fellow gold loan borrower, it is imperative for you to stay updated about the latest gold rate in cityname. It is not unusual to find a little variation between the market gold price and the gold valuation offered by the lender. The difference in price primarily occurs because the lender calculates the average gold price of 22-Karat gold based on the rates from the past thirty days and extrapolates the gold gram rate. Hence, the value of the gold you get depends on the average gold price and the lender's loan to value ratio. As per the recent directive of the RBI, lenders can give loans of up to 90% of the gold's market value till March 31, 2021.

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