Silver rate in Salem
silver rate in salem

1gm:
74.20
0.00(0.00%)
1kg:
74,200.00
0(0.00%)

Last updated on: 29th Jan 2023 10:00 AM

Known as India's 'Steel City', Salem is well-known for its silver production and demand. Several factors contribute to the demand for silver in Salem. Being a major hub for trade, it is a city that has domestic and global trading interests. Many residents in Salem opt to invest in silver as it is more affordable and does not get directly impacted during recession.

Silver rates as per grams in Salem

GramYesterdayToday
1gm
74.20
0.00 (0.00%)
74.20
0.00 (0.00%)
8gm
593.60
0.00 (0.00%)
593.60
0.00 (0.00%)
10gm
742.00
0.00 (0.00%)
742.00
0.00 (0.00%)
100gm
7,420.00
0.00 (0.00%)
7,420.00
0.00 (0.00%)
1kg
74,200.00
0.00 (0.00%)
74,200.00
0.00 (0.00%)

Understanding the Demand for Silver in Salem

Silver is a precious metal that acts as an investment. It is also a commodity whose use extends to industrial purposes. Silver prices in Salem fluctuate with the market and the demand for silver.

The price of silver per gram changes from day to day. But there are some trends that you can keep track of to know what will happen to the price in Salem. For example, if the demand for silver increases worldwide, there will be an increase in the price.

Interesting Facts on Silver

  1. Silver was valued as more precious than gold in ancient Egyptian civilisation.
  2. Cottage industries at Shevapet, Sivathapuram, and Panangadu are popular for making silver products.
  3. Silver is known to be used in creating artificial rain. Silver iodide has been successfully used for cloud seeding, which thereby helps to create rain.
  4. Water purifiers mostly use silver to prevent the build-up of algae, bacteria, and other tiny particulates in its filters.
  5. There are documented accounts showcasing that battlefield wounds during World War I were treated using silver foil and deep wounds were closed using silver sutures. 

Historical silver rates in Salem in last 10 days

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Day Silver
30 Jan 2023
74.20
0.00 (0.00%)
29 Jan 2023
74.20
0.00 (0.00%)
28 Jan 2023
74.20
-0.40 (-0.53%)
27 Jan 2023
74.60
-0.40 (-0.53%)
26 Jan 2023
75.00
1.00 (1.36%)
25 Jan 2023
74.00
0.00 (0.00%)
24 Jan 2023
74.00
-0.70 (-0.93%)
23 Jan 2023
74.70
0.40 (0.54%)
22 Jan 2023
74.30
0.00 (0.00%)
21 Jan 2023
74.30
-0.20 (-0.26%)

Comparative Analysis of Gold vs. Silver in Salem

Gold

More volatile in the market
Less stable during inflation
Cost is high compared to silver
High demand as an investment option

Silver

Less volatile in the market
More stable during inflation
Easy to afford
Less demand as an investment option compared to gold.

Weekly & monthly silver rate in Salem
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How is the purity of silver evaluated in Salem?

You can measure the silver purity in Salem in parts per thousand. As pure silver is too flexible, they add metals like copper to it to increase its toughness. 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% copper or other metals make up the typical silver alloy known as "sterling silver."

The BIS grade mark identifies the purity of fine silver, which ranges to 999.9 And for silver alloys, jewellery and artefacts, the silver purity grade is 970, 925, 900, 835, or 800.

How to buy silver in Salem

  1. Compare silver prices in Salem to those in other cities to determine the trend.
  2. Based on the silver's usage, choose the type of silver you wish to buy. Gifting, investing, decorating, etc. are a few examples.
  3. Buy silver in Salem only from a reputable, licenced merchant.
  4. Verify that the silver you buy has a BIS 825 hallmark.
  5. Get a certificate of silver purity.
  6. After making a purchase, be sure to get a copy of the receipt. They must disclose the weight, amount, purity level, and current price of it.
  7. If you shop online, use extra caution as there is a danger of fraud and adulteration

Trend of Silver rates in Salem

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Day Silver
01 January 20230
30 January 202374.2
Highest75.8
Lowest73.5

Silver as an Investment in Salem

You can buy or invest in silver in the following ways

Silver Coins: Silver coins are usually minted by governments.

Silver bars: Silver bars are usually made by private refiners. They usually have a higher purity than coins.

Silver Jewellery: Silver jewellery is often made with sterling silver. It is 92.5% pure silver.

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs): These are securities that trade on stock exchanges. They represent an investment in a pool of silver in a secure location.

Futures contracts: Futures contracts are agreements to buy or sell a quantity of silver at a specific price on a specific date in the future.

Stake on silver mining firms: Mining firms are companies that extract silver from the earth.

Paper silver vs. Physical Silver

 

Paper Silver

  • Traded on stock exchanges
  • Forms of purchase include ETFs and Futures Contracts
  • Ownership keeps changing
  • No need for physical storage
  • Risk level is high
  • Returns are high


Physical Silver

  • Purchased from offline or online stores
  • Forms of purchase include coins, bars, and jewelry
  • Complete ownership
  • Needs to be kept safe in lockers
  • Risk level is low
  • Returns are low.

FAQs of Silver price in Salem

Will silver ever lose its value?

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