The precious metal had closed at Rs 48,115 per 10 gram in the previous trade.
Silver, however, gained marginally from Rs 61 to Rs 70,521 per kilogram from Rs 70,460 per kilogram in the previous trade.
“Spot gold prices for 24 carats in Delhi fell by Rs 205 in-line with selling in COMEX gold and rupee appreciation,” according to HDFC Securities, Senior Analyst (Commodities), Tapan Patel.
The Indian rupee strengthened by 18 paise to 72.42 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday tracking positive domestic equities.
In the international market, gold was trading lower at USD 1,891 per ounce and silver was flat at USD 27.67 per ounce.
Navneet Damani, VP – Commodities Research, Motilal Oswal Financial Services, “Gold prices edged down, as an uptick in the dollar and US Treasury yields weighed on bullion.”