Gold rates surges slightly on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), as gold October futures surges to rupees 47,929 per 10 gram from the previous close of rupees 47,916.
Silver September futures also rose as they went up by rupees 86 to reach rupees 68,000 per kilogram.
Gold price in Mumbai and Delhi of 22-carat is rupees 46,950 per 10 gram and rupees 47,040 per 10 gram, respectively.
Gold rates in Chennai is rupees 45,320 per 10 gram of 22-carat and in Kolkata is rupees 47,290 per 10 gram of 22-carat.
In international market, the yellow metal prices were also slightly higher as investors await indications from the US jobs data on the labour market recovery.
Spot gold rose 0.2 per cent to USD 1,814 per ounce, while US gold futures were 0.1 per cent up at USD 1,816 per ounce.