Silver also gained Rs 275 to Rs 37,000 per kg following higher off-take by industrial units and coin makers.
    
Bullion traders said that besides a firming trend overseas where gold climbed to its seven-week high, brisk buying by jewellers to meet rising seasonal demand mainly took gold prices to a 1.5 month high.
    
Globally, gold in Singapore, which normally sets the price trend on the domestic front, gained 0.2 per cent to USD 1,158.20 an ounce amid speculation that the US Fed may refrain from tightening until the next year. Silver also climbed 0.88 percent to USD 15.96 an ounce.
    
The sovereign also traded Rs 200 higher at Rs 22,400 per piece of eight grams.
    
Silver ready rose further by Rs 275 to Rs 37,000 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 330 to Rs 37,160 per kg.
    
Price of silver coins for 100 pieces was up by Rs 1,000 at Rs 52,000 for buying and Rs 53,000 for selling.

 

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