Similarly, gold for February delivery gained Rs. 33, or 0.10%, to Rs. 31,487 per 10 grams, with a business volume of 936 lots.
Marketmen said gains in gold prices at futures trade was mostly in tune with a firm trend overseas.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said the US central bank should keep policy accommodative to support the economy and weakening dollar, raising demand for the precious metal as an alternative investment.
Globally, gold rose $6.50, or 0.3% to $1,667.93 an ounce in early trade in Singapore.