Gold price today : India Gold MCX April Futures are trading in the green on February 16, 2021 following positive trend seen in the international spot prices. Silver March Futures were trading higher by nearly 1 percent.
Gold price today trades higher
On the Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX), April gold contracts were trading higher by 0.37 percent at Rs 47,418 for 10 grams. March silver futures were trading 0.85 percent higher at Rs 70,728 a kilogram.
Crucial support for the precious metal is placed at Rs 46900.
Gold and silver traded steady on Monday and settled on a slightly weaker note in the international markets. Gold April futures contract settled at $1823.20 per troy ounce and silver March futures contract settled at $27.33 per troy ounce.
Both precious metals settled on a mixed note in the domestic markets. Data suggests that hedge funds are cooling on gold as they reduce their exposure across the board, according to the latest data from the commodity futures trading commission.
“As investors cool on gold, the silver market continues to feel the effects of the recently failed retail-induced short squeeze. The disaggregated report showed money-managed speculative gross long positions in Comex silver futures rose by 215 contracts to Rs 61,284,”.
“At MCX, Gold has support at Rs 46900-46700 and resistance is placed at Rs 47550-47770. Silver has support at Rs 70500-69800 and resistance is placed at Rs 70900-71400 levels. We suggest buying in the silver on dips around Rs 69600 with the stop loss at Rs 69000 for the target of Rs 71400,” he said.
International gold dipped on Monday, however, silver surged higher on Monday supported by industrial demand for the metal.
Domestic gold and silver prices ended mixed with gold ending in the red, while silver, tracking overseas prices, surged on Monday.
Gold downside remained capped as the U.S. Dollar continued to remain on the weaker side on Monday.
Domestic gold and silver could trade flat, tracking the overseas markets.
Technically Gold price today Tips, MCX Gold April ended below Rs 47500 and will continue its Bearish momentum up to Rs 47100-46900 levels. Resistance is at Rs 47500-47650 levels.
MCX Silver March has bounced back from Rs 69000 levels which could take prices up to Rs 70800-71880 levels. Support is at Rs 69700-68000 levels.