The price of gold and silver rose sharply on Friday, according to HDFC Securities. In the last trading session of the week in Delhi, gold rose by Rs 146 to Rs 47,110 per 10 grams. In the previous session, it was priced at Rs 46,964 per 10 grams. According to HDFC Securities, silver witnessed a price hike of Rs 513 per kg in Delhi and reached Rs 69,678 per kilogram. In the previous session, silver was priced at Rs 69,678 per kg. HDFC Securities Senior Analyst (Commodities) Tapan Patel said that on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya in India, there was a spurt in the price of gold as buying this precious metal on this day is considered auspicious.