On the MCX, October gold futures climbed 0.16 per cent to Rs 51,769 per 10 gm, while silver December futures were at Rs 68,967 per kg.
rose by Rs 422 to Rs 53,019 per 10 gram in the national capital on Tuesday amid rupee depreciation and positive global trend, according to HDFC Securities.
The precious metal had closed at Rs 52,597 per 10 gram in the previous trade. Silver also witnessed buying interest as it jumped Rs 1,013 to Rs 70,743 per kilogram from Rs 69,730 per kilogram in the previous trade.
"Spot gold prices
for 24 carat in Delhi rose by Rs 422 on rupee depreciation and rally in international prices," HDFC Securities Senior Analyst (Commodities) Tapan Patel said.
Gold prices rose on Tuesday as the dollar remained subdued, with investors turning their focus to a U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting, seeking details of its plans on inflation targeting. Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,962.78 per ounce by 0259 GMT, adding to a 0.8% gain in the previous session. U.S. gold futures climbed 0.5% to $1,972.60.