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India's love affair with gold tested as jewellers go on strike

They are on 3-day stoppage to protest a one per cent excise duty on jewellery produced and sold within the country

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India's thriving gold markets have gone strangely quiet. Shops are shuttered across the world's largest consumer after China and would-be customers are getting frustrated in a country that adores bullion.

Mumbai

India's thriving gold markets have gone strangely quiet. Shops are shuttered across the world's largest consumer after China and would-be customers are getting frustrated in a country that adores bullion.

"I will have to wait and see when the shops open next," said Ghevar

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