Jewellers urge CM to allow operations on festival days

Jewellers and restaurant and mall owners have urged the State government to relax the restrictions imposed in view of the rising COVID-19 cases to protect jobs and ensure livelihood for millions. The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) on Thursday wrote to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray urging him to allow jewellers to operate … Read more Jewellers urge CM to allow operations on festival days

India's Gold Imports Surged 471% to a Record 160 Tonnes in March: Report

India’s gold imports in March surged 471% from a year earlier to a record 160 tonnes, a government source told Reuters on Thursday, as a reduction in import taxes and a correction in prices from record highs drew retail buyers and jewellers. Higher imports by the world’s second-biggest bullion consumer could support benchmark gold prices, … Read more India's Gold Imports Surged 471% to a Record 160 Tonnes in March: Report