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Gold Rate in Kerala (15th December 2017)

The State of Kerala has always seen good consumption patterns for gold, especially during the festive season or also during occasions like marriage or naming ceremony.

Today 22 Carat Gold Price Per Gram in Kerala (INR)

Gram 22 Carat Gold
22 Carat Gold
Daily Price Change
1 gram ₹ 2,670 ₹ 2,650 ₹ 20
8 gram ₹ 21,360 ₹ 21,200 ₹ 160
10 gram ₹ 26,700 ₹ 26,500 ₹ 200
100 gram ₹ 2,67,000 ₹ 2,65,000 ₹ 2,000

Today 24 Carat Gold Rate Per Gram in Kerala (INR)

Gram 24 Carat Gold
24 Carat Gold
Daily Price Change
1 gram ₹ 2,912.70 ₹ 2,890.90 ₹ 21.80
8 gram ₹ 23,301.60 ₹ 23,127.20 ₹ 174.40
10 gram ₹ 29,127 ₹ 28,909 ₹ 218
100 gram ₹ 2,91,270 ₹ 2,89,090 ₹ 2,180

Gold Rate in Kerala for Last 10 Days (10 g)

Date 22 Carat 24 Carat
Dec 14, 2017 ₹ 26,700 ₹ 29,127
Dec 13, 2017 ₹ 26,500 ₹ 28,909
Dec 12, 2017 ₹ 26,000 ₹ 28,363
Dec 11, 2017 ₹ 26,550 ₹ 28,963
Dec 9, 2017 ₹ 26,750 ₹ 29,181
Dec 8, 2017 ₹ 26,900 ₹ 29,345
Dec 7, 2017 ₹ 26,970 ₹ 29,421
Dec 6, 2017 ₹ 27,100 ₹ 29,563
Dec 5, 2017 ₹ 27,300 ₹ 29,781
Dec 4, 2017 ₹ 27,270 ₹ 29,749

Weekly & Monthly Graph of Gold Price in Kerala

Historical Price of Gold Rate in Kerala

  • Gold Price Movement in Kerala, November 2017
  • Gold Rates 22 Carat 24 Carat
    1 st November rate Rs.27,500 Rs.30,000
    30th November rate Rs.27,450 Rs.29,945
    Highest rate in November Rs.27,950 on November 18 Rs.33,750 on November 18
    Lowest rate in November Rs.27,000 on November 17 Rs.29,454 on November 17
    Over all performance Falling Falling
    % Change -0.18% -0.18%
  • Gold Price Movement in Kerala, October 2017
  • Gold Price Movement in Kerala, September 2017
  • Gold Price Movement in Kerala, August 2017
  • Gold Price Movement in Kerala, July 2017
  • Gold Price Movement in Kerala, June 2017

Kerala has always had a fascination for gold and gold jewellery. In fact, Malayalees, who traveled in large numbers in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s to the Gulf always came back with gold.

However, these days the restrictions on gold imports is more relaxed, so you can come back with decent amounts of gold for use, as well as for investments.

Where to buy gold in Kerala?

Kerala has a number of jewellery shops spread across the length and breadth of the state. Every top city including Cochin, Thiruvanthapuram, Calicut have plenty of jewellery shops. Apart from this even the smaller towns have a number of jewellery shops.

Among the more popular shops include Malabar Gold, Joy Alukkas, Jos Alukkas etc. In fact, there are plenty of choices that buyers of gold in Kerala have. You need to visit some of the frontline shops in the top cities and can also engage in window shopping just to make enquiries, if you so wish.

What to check while buying gold in Kerala?

Before buying gold in Kerala, it is worth checking the price. Remember, while gold rates may more or less remain the same across the state and the cities, the making charges are really what differs So, make sure that you check the making charges before buying.

Apart from that we strongly recommend that you look for purity. Make sure that you buy only hallmarked jewellery.

What determines gold prices in Kerala?

Gold prices in Kerala largely move in tandem with the international markets. So, if international prices go up, gold rates in Kerala would go up and vice versa. Similarly, if gold rates fall in the international markets, it would drop in Kerala as well.

Having said that we must say that 2016 has been a good year for investors in Kerala, who have got decent returns. In fact, their returns maybe close to 20 per cent this year, since the start of the year.

Gold is a good investment for those looking at more steady returns. It is also a great diversification saving instrument.

Be careful of taxation of Gold In Kerala

It is important to remember, that gold in Kerala or anywhere in the country would be taxed. If you sell gld after three years, you would be taxed at 20 per cent with indexation. What this means is that, if the idexation works out to 10 per cent over two years, your tax rate on gold would be only 10 per cent.

If you sell gold before three years, you would be taxed according to your tax slab. So, you would pay 10, 20 or 30 per cent, depending on your tax slab. Higher the tax slab, greater would be the tax rate on your gold.

Figuring the gold price trend in Kerala

Gold prices in the city of Kerala have had a phenomenal run in the last one year. This is largely riding piggy-back on international prices of gold. Will gold rates move higher in Kerala? This is always a difficult question to answer. We believe that the precious metal has already gone-up by 24 per cent this year and to keep going up defies all logic.

Hence, in the more medium term, we believe that gold prices could be going lower. If you are looking to invest, do not jump in at the current high prices. Wait for gold prices to fall before entering the same.

 Checking of gold purity in Kerala very important

If you are looking to buy gold in Kerala, one thing that you must almost always do, is check for purity. The Bureau of Indian Standards has a good presence in Kerala, incuding at Ernakulam.

You can contact the office for testing centres, to test the purity of gold. What we suggest is that you buy hallmarked gold, which will save you time and efforts to buy gold in Kerala.

There is a small triangular mark, which would signify the quality of gold. That is the BIS mark and you can see the same for quality.

A lot of individuals from Kerala also buy gold from the Gulf. However, there are restrictions on  getting gold into India. A lady traveler can only get upto Rs 1 lakh worth of gold, while a male traveller can get ony Rs 50,000 worth of gold, without paying duties.

On amounts in excess of this, you have to pay the duty that is applicable. So, you need to ensure that you do not get value of gold into India, in excess of the above mentioned limit.

Today, it is also easy to get gold of similar purity in India. Gone are the days when we really struggled for good quality gold. Not to mention the patterns, which are the finest.

 Demand for gold in Kerala

Demand for gold in Kerala is expected to rise, even as the World Gold Council has said that growth in the world has risen by 15 per cent in the second quarter of 2016, ending June 30, 2016. Investment demand has fuelled the rise, even as the world is flush with money, given the easing across the globe.

This has found its way into gold, which had led to a sharo uptick in gold prices across the globe and also gold rates in Kerala. As the world continues to see increased liquidity, expect gold demand to rise.

However, one cannot expect the gold price rally to keep continuing at some stage we should see investors book profit in the precious metal.

Hence, it would be more prudent to wait a while before venturing into gold.

How to buy gold in Kerala?

If you thought that this was a very funny question, the answer is no.  You can buy gold in a number of ways, including gold through Exchange Traded Funds schemes. There are of course, the gold bonds that have also come-up. So, if you thought that the only answer to buy gold in Kerala, was through the physical gold buying route, you are making a mistake. Gold can be bought through various ways. In fact, if you use the electronic form of buying gold, that is through the exchanges in the forms of gold ETFs, it is better for you. 

We suggest that you look at various other forms of gold, in place of the usual gold ETFs and the gold bonds. Kerala has one of the finest chain of jewelery shops that you also find extending to many of the Gulf countries. So, there are a plethora of choices, when it really comes to buying gold in India.

Physical Gold Vs Gold ETF's in Kerala

There are many investors in Kerala who are interested in gold. But, the problem is that they are not sure about where to invest in. Two options, that is ETF's and physical gold is confusing the investors.

Physical Gold comes with many issues, such as storage problem, prone to theft and many more. In gold ETF's, there are no issues regarding theft and storage. The return will be the same.

The liquidity of ETF is very high when compared to physical Gold. Trading is few clicks or a call away. Just by some clicks on the mobile phone or by making a call to the fund manager or broker, the money will be credited into your account.

When it comes to physical gold, one needs to visit a jeweller or bank to buy or sell the jewellery. Even few banks sell gold but won't accept gold. The only advantage associated with physical gold is, they can take the loan on it, which is not possible for gold ETF.

ETF's are also tax efficient. It won't added to your wealth. If you sell the ETF after one year, there will be no long-term capital gains tax.

Taking Gold Loan In Kerala

Most individuals in Kerala rise money in bad situations by taking a Gold loan because Banks and other NBFC (Non Banking Financial Services) give loan against gold in a matter of minutes. Most popular way of getting a gold loan is by visiting gold loan companies in Kerala such as Muthoot Finance and Mannapuram Finance. These two NBFC's are popular not only in Kerala but all over south India. There are many more NBFC but because of the interest rate and other facilities, these companies offers.

Muthoot Finance and Mannapuram Finance offers good interest rates, it will be better to compare the same with bank gold loans and also with other gold loan companies before you go for the loan. There might be a marginal variation in interest rates which will be changing time to time, So it is hard to tell which would be better. Also compare gold rates in Kerala before you take a loan because the gold rates in Kerala will be fluctuating depending upon few economical conditions. It is advisable to go for gold loan when the gold prices in Kerala is high.

There are few things one should compare to decide which company is giving better with gold loan those are processing charges and interest rates. The process of gold loan will be very easy in The private NBFC's. If you have documents in place it will take hardly few hours to get the loan amount.

Good Demand For Gold In Kerala?

In Kerala, Gold acts as a status symbol. The amount of gold one shows how wealthy the family is. Thus the demand for gold is increasing exponentially. Gold plays an integral role in religious ceremonies as well. Regardless of the religion and gold rates in Kerala. Gold has its own prominence regardless of the reasons. Either Hinduism, Sikhism or Christianity, gold has its own prominence across all religions. Purchasing gold on the religious Occasions is a common thing in Kerala.

In Kerala, Gold is always considered the safest investment. The Individual investors in Kerala do at least thirty percent of their investments in gold. Gold is attached to Keralites sentimentally as well. Gifting gold is the highest form of gifting, They belive by doing, so it showcases the value of an individual and purity of their intent.

Keralites love gold a lot so if they need to liquidate an asset to make money, then gold will be the last resort. Though there is some savings and investment strategies people in Kerala prefer gold as the only practical form of savings. Traditionally ancestral gold Jewellery is passed from one generation to other generations in Kerala. As it is believed to be the symbol of purity, prosperity and good fortune. So whatever the season and however the gold prices in Kerala is moving. The demand for gold will not go down.

Latest Updates on Kerala Gold Rates

Gold rates inched up in Kerala

Gold is available in Kerala for trading, investing, buying and selling as well as in the form of gaining financial aid through loans in this state. Gold rate in Kerala has been subjected to increase and decrease due to varying demands and decrease in the US dollar.

Gold rates in Kerala mainly depend upon the international market. Today in the global market the gold rates are inched up due to the Federal Reserve raised interest rates.Spot gold price in the international market was up 0.15 percent at $1,257.11 an ounce. In last month Nov gold rates in Kerala fallen to 0.18 percent.

Spot gold price in Kerala local gold shop also inched up to 0.15 percent at Rs.26,500 per gram. Today 22 karats gold rates in Kerala were noted at Rs.26,500 for 22 karats and Rs.28,909 for 24 karats.

14 December 2017
Gold in Kerala gains

Gold price in Kerala is on an upward trend from the past few weeks. Gold rates in Kerala were trading at Rs 26,800, and its seems shortly it will cross Rs 27,000 mark. The Political tensions between the US and North Korea is making the investors cautious and increasing the demand for the precious metal. Gold in the International Markets recently hit a seven week high. If we see, The Nifty had hit 10,000 mark last month for the first time and also the Sensex traded at great levels in the month of July. Few investors are afraid that this up in the market will bounce back and markets will fall so few investors are waiting for the fall in the gold price in Kerala so that they can invest in gold.

As of now the price at which the gold in Kerala is trading is not a good price to invest in it. So it is advised to the investors to hold steady for few days until the gold price in Kerala fall.

2 August 2017
Gold rates in Kerala up

Gold rates in Kerala were higher as gold prices in international markets saw a significant increase. Spot gold went up by 0.78 per cent and was trading around $1,268 an ounce. This sudden rise in the gold price in the International Markets may influence the gold rates in Kerala as well. Gold for 22 karats mostly trades below Rs 27,000 mark per 10 grams. The Dollar is falling against the major currencies, this fall in the Dollar is pushing the gold up. If this fall in the Dollar continues, gold price in Kerala for 22 karats may go above Rs 27000.

Gold on Monday may open at good levels as the ballistic Missle test by the North Korea may influence the precious metal. The intercontinental ballistic missile landed into the Sea of Japan. This move by the North Korea has increased the global uncertainties as the experts say the now the New York City and Boston are in the range of North Korea's missile.

29 July 2017
Gold rates flat in Kerala

Flat gold rates in Kerala ahead of the Fed meeting. Investors are waiting for some clues from the Fed meeting about the US Monetary policy and the chances of increasing the interest rate this year. This brought some pressure on the gold globally. Spot gold had fallen by 0.1 per cent and is trading around $1,247 per ounce. The gold futures in the US for August delivery dropped by 0.4 per cent to $1,246.70 per ounce. The dollar is picking up after a big fall against the major currencies at a point Dollar fell to thirteen month low.

Investors increased hope U.S. President Donald Trump could drive by his expansionary fiscal plan but remained suspicious of the short-term U.S. economic forecast. 22 karats gold rates in Kerala was trading at Rs 26,600 it seems it may go below the Rs 26,500 mark today. Investors who are waiting to buy on declines this is the chance to buy gold at this price

26 July 2017
Gold up in Kerala as Dollar slides

Gold rates in Kerala to trade in high levels today as Dollar slides. Gold price in the International Markets is set to see the biggest hit in this month. European Central Bank Mario Draghi speech and the political uncertainties in the US has pushed the Dollar down and supporting the nonyielding bullion. Spot gold went up by 0.9 per cent and is trading around $1,255 an ounce, and gold futures in U.S. for August delivery ended around $1,254 per ounce.

This movement of the gold price in the international market can be seen in the gold price in Kerala as well. 22 karats gold price in Kerala is now trading at Rs 26,600 may cross Rs 27,000 mark. This up in the gold prices is seen after a long time and if there are any plans to sell any gold. It will be wise to sell as early as possible because this price may not sustain for a long time.

22 July 2017
Gold up in Kerala

Gold price in Kerala were set to rise due to an increase in Gold price in the international markets. There was a hint by the central bank officials about further interest rate hikes. The prices went up by 0.1 per cent and were trading around $1,218 per ounce. The gold price in Kerala was trading in losses from the past few days the price went below the Rs 26,500 mark. Today There are chances that the price may see some gains.

22 karats gold price in Kerala was trading at Rs 25,900 though there is some rise in the gold prices it does not seem like it will cross the Rs 26,500 mark per 10 grams. In the same fashion, the price of 22 karats gold price may not cross Rs 29,500 mark per 10 grams. It is advised to Investors who buy gold in Declines to buy now as the prices above Rs 26,500 is not a good price to buy gold if you want to trade in Gold.


12 July 2017
Gold price inched up in Kerala

Gold prices in Kerala is to rise due to the tensions prevailing in the international markets. In fact, geopolitical tensions such as the North Korea missile launch on Tuesday, and the missile was an intercontinental ballistic missile and is capable of carrying a massive nuclear warhead. The missile got landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone this step has pressurized the stocks in the Asian markets and gave some support to gold. Due to this the gold price in the International Markets are up. Spot gold rose up by 0.3 per cent and is trading around $1,227 per ounce.

Though the previous month has disappointing results, it seems gold price in Kerala may see some good gains this month. 22 karats gold price in Kerala opened in the month of June around Rs 27,400 and closed at Rs 27,300. The moment of 24 karats gold prices was similar. As of now, gold price in Kerala is trading at good levels, and there are chances that it may continue to trade at same levels.

5 July 2017
Firm gold rates in Kerala due to weak Dollar

European Central Bank, President Mario Draghi speech built some pressure on the Dollar. Due to the weak Dollar, Spot Gold rose up by 0.2 per cent and was trading around $1,249 per ounce. Even the U.S. gold futures for August delivery moved up by 0.2 per cent and was trading around $1,249 per ounce. This may affect the gold prices in Kerala as well. 22 karats gold rates in Kerala was trading around Rs 27,050 per 10 grams and there are chances that it may rise and may trade above Rs 27,100. Similarly, the 24 karats gold price in Kerala may also see some uptick today.

If we see the movement of gold prices in Kerala, In few instances Gold price in Kerala went down below the Rs 27,000 mark and traded below that, and there were times where Rs above 27,500 mark. For the traders who trade in gold jewelry are advised to buy gold jewelry when it is below the Rs 27,000 mark and sell it when the price of gold rise above Rs. 27,500 mark. At other times it is better to hold on.

28 June 2017
Gold prices in Kerala set to be higher

Gold prices in Kerala set to trade higher, as the political problems in U.S. keep worrying the investors. There is to see a rally in gold prices in Kerala. This is attracting the investors in Kerala towards gold and pushing the investors to bet on the gold than continuing their bets on the stocks. The 22 karats 10 grams of gold was trading at Rs 26,800 and is about to see a gain in prices and may reach to Rs 27,500 whereas the 10 grams 22 karats gold was trading at 29,500 and may reach or cross the 30,000 mark.

The trend reversal is due to the uncertainty in the US political affairs, and the trend seems to continue a bit longer. This showed affect on the dollar. The week dollar closed a little higher after hitting six months low. This rally of gold rates in Kerala may be a sign of relief to the investors who were waiting for gold rates to go up.

19 May 2017
Kerala gold prices set to remain steady

Gold prices in Kerala are set to rule steady, even as international prices have stabilized near the $1170 an ounce levels. gold prices have been on a downward trend for the last few weeks, as international prices have softened a great deal. Investors across the globe continue to chase equities, and shun gold, as the US Federal Reserve is all set to increase interest rates in the US. Gold prices in Kerala have remained pretty much stagnant since the start of the year, though returns have been close to 10 per cent plus this year, which is pretty decent. It is likely that gold prices may continue to witness heightened volatility.

8 December 2016

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