While gold gained Rs 320 to Rs 30,545 per ten gram after losing Rs 585 in last four sessions, silver recovered by Rs 390 to Rs 49,330 per kg, snapping Rs 2,260 losses of four days.

Traders said emergence of buying by stockists at prevailing lower levels to meet the upcoming festive season demand and a better trend in global markets mainly helped in recovery in precious metals.

Gold in New York, which normally sets price trend on the domestic front, traded marginally higher by 0.05 percent to USD 1,323 an ounce and silver by 0.37 percent to USD 21.72 an ounce last night.

On the domestic front, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 percent purity rebounded by Rs 320 each to Rs 30,545 and Rs 30,345 per ten gram, respectively, while sovereign held steady at Rs 25,000 per piece of eight gram in limited deals.

Silver ready rose by Rs 390 to Rs 49,330 per kg and weekly-based delivery by Rs 690 to Rs 49,480 per kg. Silver coins, however, held steady at Rs 85,000 for buying and Rs 86,000 for selling of 100 pieces.


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