Gold prices in India today came closer to all-time highs, tracking firm global rates. On MCX, gold futures jumped 0.6% to ₹56,175 per 10 gram at day’s high, edging closer to August 2020 highs of ₹56,200. Silver futures also jumped 0.4% to ₹69415 per kg. In international markets, gold rose to eight-month high of $1,873.72, supported by losses in dollar. Bullion also got a boost as China – world’s biggest gold-consuming country – reopened its borders.