In line with gold, silver too rallied higher by Rs 193 at Rs 48,337 on the MCX.
Gold had fallen most of last week after the better then expected US jobs data raised worries that the US Federal Reserve would taper-off its quantitative easing programme next month, as against estimates that it would be done early next year.
This saw gold prices fall towards the end of last week. In India, however, prices have increased as the rupee has showed some signs of weakness in the last few trading sessions. Check gold rates here