Globally, gold rose 0.17 per cent to $1,257.50 an ounce in Singapore.
In addition, increased buying by local jewellers to meet the wedding season demand at the domestic spot market supported the uptrend, they said.
In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity surged by Rs 230 each to Rs 29,665 and Rs 29,515 per ten grams, respectively. The precious metal had gained Rs 35 yesterday. Sovereign went up by Rs 100 at Rs 24,500 per piece of eight grams.
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