Wedding rush sets record, sends India’s gold imports surging to 6-year high

About 2.5 million ceremonies are estimated to have taken place since mid-November, around a quarter of this year’s expected annual total.

A quick glance at social media feeds in India over the past month shows a flurry of weddings as couples rush to tie the knot following a lifting of some virus curbs.

About 2.5 million ceremonies are estimated to have taken place since mid-November, around a quarter of this year’s expected annual total, after the government eased some restrictions around gatherings. It’s a stark turnaround for…read more

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