Silver also edged up by Rs 50 to Rs 35,800 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.
    
Bullion traders said that apart from a firm global trend, emergence of buying by jewellers at prevailing levels mainly led to a recovery in the precious metal prices.
    
Gold in Singapore, which normally sets price trend on the domestic front, was 0.5 per cent higher at USD 1,109.36.
     
Meanwhile, the precious metal ended 0.35 percent lower at USD 1,103.60 an ounce in New York in yesterday's trade.
     
In the national capital, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 percent purity recovered by Rs 80 each to Rs 26,330 and Rs 26,180 per ten grams, respectively. The precious metal had lost Rs 1,015 in the previous seven straight days.
    
The sovereign, however, remained flat at Rs 22,300 per piece of eight gram in limited deals.

 

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