New Delhi, March 13 -- Gold prices Wednesday rallied by Rs 235 to Rs 33,385 per 10 gram in the national capital on increased buying by local jewellers amid a firm trend overseas, according to the All India Sarafa Association.

Silver too advanced by Rs 130 to Rs 39,710 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

Traders said gold prices surged due to fresh buying by local jewellers. Besides, the metal crossing USD 1,300 an ounce mark overseas influenced the sentiment here.

Globally, gold was trading higher at USD 1,304.31 per ounce while silver traded marginally lower at USD 15.43 an ounce in New York.

In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity rose by Rs 235 to Rs 33,385 and Rs 33,215 ...