International market pushed the precious yellow metal to surpass another record today in the domestic market as a tola (11.664 grams) of gold was priced at Rs 58,600.
The gold price increased by Rs 550 per tola to Rs 58,600 today from yesterday's Rs 58,050 per tola, according to Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers Association (Negosida).
US Feredal Reserves sent another strong signal that it is moving closer to launching a new round of easing measures pushing gold price in the international bullion market higher than $1,650 for an ounce.
The release of minutes from the US central bank's meeting earlier in the month indicated the need of that additional monetary accommodation unless incoming information pointed to a substantial and sustainable strengthening in the pace of the economic recovery.
The possibility of inflation brought in by another round of quantitative easing pushed the gold prices in the market. Yesterday the precious yellow metal was priced at Rs 58,050 per tola in the domestic market following the positive cues of European Central Bank (ECB) taking concrete action to deal with ongoing debt crisis.