Silver, however, recovered by Rs 300 to Rs 35,300 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.
Traders said weakening global trend before a US government payrolls report on Friday which may offer clues on whether the economy is strong enough for an interest rate hike after private jobs data showed an increase in hiring, mainly kept pressure on gold prices.
Globally, gold fell 0.1 percent to USD 1,132.97 an ounce in Singapore.
Besides, a slowdown in buying by jewellers and retailers weighed on the precious metal prices, they said.
On the other hand, silver ready staged a come back and gained Rs 300 to Rs 35,300 per kg and weekly-based delivery traded higher by Rs 210 to Rs 34,675 per kg.


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