Biden mentioned on Wednesday he was headed in the direction of a victory over President Donald Trump within the US election after claiming the pivotal Midwestern states of Wisconsin and Michigan. But Trump moved to file lawsuits and request for a recount in votes in a number of battleground states, amounting to a broad effort to contest the outcomes of the election.
Gold futures on MCX had been up 0.76 per cent or Rs 384 at Rs 51,204 per 10 grams. Silver futures rose 1.03 per cent or Rs 630 to Rs 62,019 per kg.
In the spot market, gold costs on Wednesday rose Rs 111 to Rs 50,743 per 10 gram amid sharp rupee depreciation, in keeping with HDFC Securities. Silver, nonetheless, declined Rs 1,266 to Rs 60,669 per kg.
Globally, gold costs had been little modified after early US election outcomes instructed a lead for Democrat contender Joe Biden, whilst the potential for a contested outcome remained.
Spot gold was little modified at $1,904.66 per ounce by 0111 GMT. US gold futures rose 0.5 per cent to $1,905.50 per ounce.
Silver rose 0.three per cent to $23.98. Platinum was regular at $869.04, whereas palladium fell 0.5 per cent to $2,276.97.