Hedge funds cut bets on rising West Texas Intermediate crude prices for a 6th straight week.
Globally, gold rose 0.10 per cent to USD 1,227.50 an ounce.
In the Indian market, gold futures hit the highest since July 6, 2016
US gold futures were up 0.1 per cent at $1,230.9 an ounce.
Chana for delivery in December fell by Rs 4, or 0.10 per cent