Silver futures down by Rs 184 per kg on global cues
New Delhi: Amid a weakening trend overseas, silver prices fell by Rs 184 to Rs 35,379 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced their exposures.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in May traded lower by Rs 184, or 0.52 per cent, to Rs 35,379 per kg in business turnover of 623 lots.
On similar lines, the white metal for delivery in July declined by Rs 183, or 0.51 per cent, to Rs 35,865 per kg in business volume of six lots.
In the international market, silver lost 0.5 per cent at USD 15.57 an ounce in Singapore.
Market analysts said a weak trend in precious metals in the global markets as investors weighed the outlook for higher US interest rates before the Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting, kept pressure on silver futures here.