Silver price in futures trade down 0.59% on global cues

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 15 2014, 19:41pm hrs
Silver prices fell by 0.59 per cent to Rs 42,801 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced exposures.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in September traded lower by Rs 254, or 0.59 per cent, to Rs 42,801 per kg in a business turnover of 44 lots.

Similarly, the white metal for delivery in July declined by Rs 206, or 0.49 per cent, to Rs 42,142 per kg in a business volume of 314 lots.

In the international market, silver traded 0.58 per cent lower at USD 19.63 an ounce in Singapore.

Market analysts said a weak trend in precious metals in the global markets and profit-booking by speculators led to a fall in silver prices at futures trade here.