18K Gold Rate Today in Kanpur
gold rate in Kanpur

18K Gold/ 10gm
₹46,785.00
+232.50(0.28%)

Last updated on: 23rd Feb 2024

Kanpur is one of the biggest cities in Uttar Pradesh known for its industries, especially textiles and leather. It has many factories that produce things like clothes, shoes, plastics, detergents, and food. Another important industry in Kanpur is gold jewellery. The city is famous for its unique style of making jewellery. Over the years, Kanpur has seen a significant increase in gold trade. There are many big and small traders who make up the local gold market. People in Kanpur mostly buy gold in the form of jewellery.

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What to Consider While Buying Gold in Kanpur

Check the purity of the gold, Hallmark is a sign of the purity of the metal and displays the precise amount of gold that was used. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the recognized organization in India in charge of endorsing and hallmarking gold jewellery. Therefore, always choose BIS-certified gold when you are buying it.
Every piece of gold jewellery carries a "making charge," which is essentially the manpower cost incurred in its production. One could be tricked into paying larger making charges than necessary so the buyer should always check and compare the making charges before making the purchase. 
In India, the majority of gold jewellery is sold by weight, with heavier pieces costing more. Gold jewellery often has precious stones like diamonds and emeralds added, which makes the piece heavier. When buying studded jewellery, it is crucial to keep in mind that jewellers weigh each item individually, which means that one can wind up paying for gold that isn't truly there.

Most jewellers provide the buyback option, which allows customers to trade in their old jewellery sets for new ones. Inquiring about buybacks while making a purchase may come in helpful if you ever wish to swap the jewellery since, even if trends and fashions come and go, gold's value never decreases.

Today's 18K Gold Rates Per Gram in Kanpur

GramYesterdayToday
1 gram
₹4,655.25
-12.75 (0.27%)
₹4,678.50
+23.25 (0.50%)
8 grams
₹37,242.00
-102 (0.27%)
₹37,428.00
+186 (0.50%)
10 grams
₹46,552.50
-127.50 (0.27%)
₹46,785.00
+232.50 (0.50%)
100 grams
₹4,65,525.00
-1275 (0.27%)
₹4,67,850.00
+2325 (0.50%)

Why Does The Gold Price Keep Changing

The gold rate in Kanpur is impacted by supply and demand factors. Due to a lack of supply and high demand, gold prices have surged in Kanpur. Gold prices have an adverse relationship with interest rates and are therefore dependent on them. Gold prices are always impacted by rising interest rates, which results in fewer people buying the metal. As the inflation rate rises, the value of currencies declines, including the value of the rupee. Gold is the ideal defence against inflation, especially when it persists for extended periods, which explains why people invest in it. The Government of India, which sells and buys gold through The Reserve Bank of India, is the owner of the country's gold reserves. According to the price and quantity of gold that the government trades in, gold prices are seen to grow or fall. India accounts for less than 1% of the world's total gold production. However, Kanpur has a very high demand for gold. India as a whole is the world's second-largest consumer of gold. As a result, import taxes on gold have a direct impact on its daily selling price. So several local and global factors are responsible for the change in the gold rate in Kanpur.

Historical Gold Rate in Kanpur for Last 10 Days

10 grams
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Day18K Gold
23 Feb 2024
₹46,785.00
+232.50 (0.28%)
22 Feb 2024
₹46,552.50
-127.50 (0.15%)
21 Feb 2024
₹46,680.00
+52.50 (0.06%)
20 Feb 2024
₹46,627.50
+135 (0.16%)
19 Feb 2024
₹46,492.50
+157.50 (0.19%)
16 Feb 2024
₹46,335.00
+157.50 (0.19%)
15 Feb 2024
₹46,177.50
+150 (0.18%)
14 Feb 2024
₹46,027.50
-97.50 (0.12%)
13 Feb 2024
₹46,125.00
-382.50 (0.47%)
12 Feb 2024
₹46,507.50
-187.50 (0.23%)
Day18K Gold
23 Feb 2024
₹46,785.00
+232.50 (0.28%)
22 Feb 2024
₹46,552.50
-127.50 (0.15%)
21 Feb 2024
₹46,680.00
+52.50 (0.06%)
20 Feb 2024
₹46,627.50
+135 (0.16%)
19 Feb 2024
₹46,492.50
+157.50 (0.19%)
16 Feb 2024
₹46,335.00
+157.50 (0.19%)
15 Feb 2024
₹46,177.50
+150 (0.18%)
14 Feb 2024
₹46,027.50
-97.50 (0.12%)
13 Feb 2024
₹46,125.00
-382.50 (0.47%)
12 Feb 2024
₹46,507.50
-187.50 (0.23%)
Day18K Gold
23 Feb 2024
₹46,785.00
+232.50 (0.28%)
22 Feb 2024
₹46,552.50
-127.50 (0.15%)
21 Feb 2024
₹46,680.00
+52.50 (0.06%)
20 Feb 2024
₹46,627.50
+135 (0.16%)
19 Feb 2024
₹46,492.50
+157.50 (0.19%)
16 Feb 2024
₹46,335.00
+157.50 (0.19%)
15 Feb 2024
₹46,177.50
+150 (0.18%)
14 Feb 2024
₹46,027.50
-97.50 (0.12%)
13 Feb 2024
₹46,125.00
-382.50 (0.47%)
12 Feb 2024
₹46,507.50
-187.50 (0.23%)
Day18K Gold
23 Feb 2024
₹46,785.00
+232.50 (0.28%)
22 Feb 2024
₹46,552.50
-127.50 (0.15%)
21 Feb 2024
₹46,680.00
+52.50 (0.06%)
20 Feb 2024
₹46,627.50
+135 (0.16%)
19 Feb 2024
₹46,492.50
+157.50 (0.19%)
16 Feb 2024
₹46,335.00
+157.50 (0.19%)
15 Feb 2024
₹46,177.50
+150 (0.18%)
14 Feb 2024
₹46,027.50
-97.50 (0.12%)
13 Feb 2024
₹46,125.00
-382.50 (0.47%)
12 Feb 2024
₹46,507.50
-187.50 (0.23%)

Taxation on Gold Rates in Kanpur

GST on gold
GST is charged at 3% for purchases of gold and 5% for other items. If you exchange gold (such as bars or coins) for new jewellery, no GST will be applied up to the weight of the gold that was exchanged. Only the excess weight's value is subject to GST. However, no GST would be paid on gold sales.

Income tax on gold
Gold jewellery, bullion, gold ETFs, and gold mutual funds sales are taxed under the heading "Capital Gains" as follows;

  • The gain is regarded as a short-term capital gain (STCG) if you sell the gold within three years of buying it. Your income is used to calculate the STCG and is taxed as per the Act's specific tax slab rates.
  • The profit is known as a long-term capital gain (LTCG) if you sell the gold three years after buying it. Taxation on the LTCG is 20.8% (20% plus a 4% cess). To offset the cost of inflation from the year of purchase to the year of the sale, the buy cost indexation advantage is provided.

How is the gold rate determined

Various factors are responsible for determining the gold rate in Kanpur. The international price of gold, demand and supply plays a major role in determining the price. The rate of customs duty on gold imports, currently at 18.45%, affects the gold rate. Currency fluctuations, especially the exchange rate between the Indian Rupee and the U.S. Dollar impact gold prices as gold is traded in USD globally. Local factors such as weddings, festivals and cultural traditions also play an important role in deciding the price. The gold reserves held by the Reserve Bank of India play a role in determining gold prices, as increased buying by the central bank reduces the supply of gold in the domestic market. 

Factors Impacting Gold Rates in Kanpur

  • Physical demand for Gold: In India, the Indian Bullion and Jewellers Association will fix the prices of gold. 
    The association determine rates based on the following factors:
    1. The rates are fixed by the biggest dealers in the city.
    2. The local import duty is added to the import items.
    3. The price is based on the formula of the futures market of the Multi Commodity Exchange. 
  • Demand and Supply of Gold: The Demand and the supply of gold affect the prices. Purchasing physical gold provides the most direct exposure to the gold. Gold may be demanded for ornamental purposes or investment purposes. 
  • Deterioration of mining activity: The volume of gold mined in India, since 2013, has remained below two metric tons. The demand for gold in India is principally met through imports. India is one of the leading importers of gold.
  • Currency fluctuations: It also influences the price of gold. Gold is traded in US Dollars in the international market. The rupee-dollar conversion impacts price.
  • Central Bank policies: Central Bank also does the sale and purchase of gold and holds reserves of gold which affect the price of gold in the market.

FAQs of 18K Gold Rate in Kanpur

Are 22 Karat and 24 Karat gold rates different in Kanpur?

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Yes, 24 Karat is gold in its purest form. But it is too soft for use. Hence, metals like zinc are added to strengthen it. The gold thus created is the 22 Karat variant. While 24 Karat is 99.9% pure, 22 Karat typically consists of around 91% pure gold. As a result, 24 Karat gold costs more than 22 Karat gold.

What is Hallmark gold?

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Is there a tax on gold purchases in Kanpur?

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What causes the gold price in Kanpur to fluctuate so much?

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Last updated on: 23rd Feb 2024

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