In the global market, the price of gold rose to $ 1,904.66 an ounce. Among other precious metals, silver rose 0.3 percent to $ 23.98, platinum was steady at $ 869.04, while palladium fell 0.5 percent to $ 2,276.97.
In India, gold prices have risen by 30 percent this year in line with global levels. In August, gold reached a record high of 56,200 in India, while silver was close to Rs 80,000 per kg.
Gold demand in India declined by 30 percent to 86.6 tonnes from a year earlier. The total demand for gold in the September quarter of last year was 123.9 tonnes.