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Silver Rate in Kolkata (19th August 2017)

Silver rates tend to move in tandem with the prices of gold. When the precious metal price rises, Silver rates also tend to go up. Over the last few months, silver prices have rallied as international prices have gained ground. This has led to silver rates in Kolkata also gaining some ground. Since the start of the year, we have seen decent gains of around 5-7 per cent in the prices of silver.

Today Silver Price Per Gram/Kg in Kolkata (INR)

Gram Silver Rate
Today
Silver Rate
Yesterday
Daily Price Change
1 gram ₹ 42.20 ₹ 42.15 ₹ 0.05
8 gram ₹ 337.60 ₹ 337.20 ₹ 0.40
10 gram ₹ 422 ₹ 421.50 ₹ 0.50
100 gram ₹ 4,220 ₹ 4,215 ₹ 5
1 Kg ₹ 42,200 ₹ 42,150 ₹ 50

Silver Rate in Kolkata for Last 10 Days

Date 10 gram 100 gram 1 Kg
Aug 18, 2017 ₹ 422.00 ₹ 4,220.00 ₹ 42200.00
Aug 17, 2017 ₹ 421.50 ₹ 4,215.00 ₹ 42150.00
Aug 16, 2017 ₹ 421.50 ₹ 4,215.00 ₹ 42150.00
Aug 14, 2017 ₹ 422.50 ₹ 4,225.00 ₹ 42250.00
Aug 12, 2017 ₹ 423.80 ₹ 4,238.00 ₹ 42380.00
Aug 11, 2017 ₹ 411.70 ₹ 4,117.00 ₹ 41170.00
Aug 10, 2017 ₹ 410.95 ₹ 4,109.50 ₹ 41095.00
Aug 9, 2017 ₹ 406.20 ₹ 4,062.00 ₹ 40620.00
Aug 8, 2017 ₹ 407.70 ₹ 4,077.00 ₹ 40770.00
Aug 7, 2017 ₹ 408.00 ₹ 4,080.00 ₹ 40800.00

Weekly & Monthly Graph of Silver Price in India

Historical Price of Silver Rate in Kolkata

  • Silver Price Movement in Kolkata, July 2017
  • Silver Rates 1 Kg
    1 st July rate Rs.40,100
    31st July rate Rs.41,150
    Highest rate in July Rs.41,200 on July 28
    Lowest rate in July Rs.38,800 on July 6
    Over all performance Rising
    % Change +2.62%
  • Silver Price Movement in Kolkata, June 2017
  • Silver Price Movement in Kolkata, May 2017
  • Silver Price Movement in Kolkata, April 2017
  • Silver Price Movement in Kolkata, March 2017
  • Silver Price Movement in Kolkata, February 2017

Why investment in silver?

Those who cannot afford to invest in gold, tend to look at silver as a viable investment proposition. A lot of demand for silver tends to come from the rural areas. Silver maybe slightly less liquid than gold, but, it nonetheless serves as a hedge, in times of needs.

Today, for those that are silver savvy, one can also invest in the futures market. The one advantage of investing in silver through the futures market, is that there is no problem with regards to the worry over theft. The other reason to invest in the metal though this mechanism is that you do not need a locker or another safe place to hide the metal.

Coming back to silver rates in Kolkata, it is likely to move in line with how global markets move. At the moment, silver prices have remained range bound in the last few years. Unless, there is economic chaos or geo-political tensions, it is unlikely that silver prices would move quickly higher.

Silver prices in the international markets depends on a whole lot of factors, including inflation prospects, movement of the dollar and liquidity conditions in the globe. Also, if investors are risk averse they tend to move money from equities and other risky assets to gold and silver. Do not forget to check silver rates in Kolkata before investing.

We have also seen the rupee falling against the dollar, which has also led to silver becoming a tad bit expensive. Going ahead we believe that silver prices in Kolkata would continue its upward momentum. However, we do not see large scale gains for the metal.

Silver rates in Kolkata in 2017

Silver rates in Kolkata are linked to a host of factors and among these include things like international prices of the precious metal. These again depend on a host of factors including movement of the precious metal, against the dollar etc. Also, if there are geo-political tensions, silver prices would flare-up, which is a good thing for investors in Kolkata. Over the last few decades investment in silver has been a rewarding experience for most investors, who have held a long-term perspective on the precious metal. If you are hence a long-term investor, it is best to be patient and hold onto it for soe more time. You should frequently check the prices of the precious metal.

 

 

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