“Spot gold prices for 24 carat in Delhi rose by Rs 82 in line with firm COMEX gold prices and rupee depreciation,” according to HDFC Securities, Senior Analyst (Commodities), Tapan Patel.
In contrast, silver tumbled Rs 413 to Rs 61,907 per kilogram from Rs 62,320 per kilogram in the previous trade.
The Indian rupee depreciated 18 paise to 73.68 against the US dollar in opening trade on Monday.
In the international market, gold was trading with gains at $1,790 per ounce and silver was flat at $23.66 per ounce.
“Gold prices kept a higher trading range, halting the previous decline despite a stronger dollar,” he added.