Silver prices were also trading up on the bourse. The white metal to be delivered in September was trading up by Rs 115, or 0.27 per cent, to Rs 43,439 per kg in 1,499 lots.
Market analysts said the precious metal advanced in physical markets which supported the futures prices. Gold in the National Capital rose by Rs 50 to regain the all-time high level of Rs 38,470 per 10 grams.
Globally, gold and silver were trading a shade higher at $1,517.30 and $16.96 an ounce, respectively, in New York amid trade tensions.
The trading on MCX platform was closed in the first half of Monday on account of Bakri Id and the operations resumed in the second half of the day, an MCX spokesperson said.