Gold prices in India today edged higher but still remained significantly off their recent highs. On MCX, gold futures gained 0.4% to ₹39,996 per 10 gram, extending gains to the second day. But the previous metal is still down about ₹5,000 per 10 gram from its record highs of about ₹45,000, hit earlier this month. Silver also tried to claw back some of its recent losses. Silver futures on MCX rose 2% to ₹35,870, on the back of another 2% gain in the previous session.