The impending GST rollout will largely dictate the fate of the gold market as the Union Budget did not touch the import duty or excise.
Demonetisation further cramped business as manufacturers were unable to pay workers in cash.
In the Cover Story, bullion analyst Sanjiv Arole looks at the various other issues like Brexit, Trump and more that could decide the future of the yellow metal.
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