and silver at Rs 40697, down 0.45 percent and is expected to trade steady intraday.The geopolitical concerns are back on the forefront with the uncertainty surrounding the US-North Korea situation, sanctions
for holders of other currencies, while higher U.S. bond yields weigh on the appeal of non-yielding bullion.In other precious metals, silver was up 0.4 percent at $16.41 an ounce, after touching the lowest
.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data showed.In other precious metals, silver was up 0.6 percent at $16.71 an ounce, after hitting a 2-1/2-week high in the previous session.Platinum rose 0
The drop in purchases by India, though, could weigh on global prices, which are still up nearly 6 percent from a mid-December trough, despite dropping back from a 17-month high hit at the end of January.