Globally, gold prices inched up amid bleak economic data and expectations of easing monetary policy by central banks. Chinese exports fell unexpectedly in August.
Further, US Fed Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said at Zurich that he would "act as appropriate" to support US economic growth.
Spot gold was up at $1,509.45/ounce, according to Reuters.
Back home, MCX Gold Futures were down to Rs38,473, down 0.21%, owing to a stronger rupee and firm equities.
Silver continued to slide with no fresh participation in ETFs after the metal hit record high prices.