Comex gold futures for December delivery hit an all-time record earlier today of US$1935.10 an ounce, sister publication MiningNews.net reported.
The spot price crossed the US$1,900 an ounce mark on Friday for the first time since 2011 and was worth $1,916/oz at the time of writing.
Gold's previous peak was $1,921/oz in September 2011.
Silver has risen above $23/oz.
Market futures were mixed after a downbeat finish on Friday around the globe.
Unsurprisingly, gold producers represented the majority of top market risers in morning Australian trade.
Africa-focused Perseus Mining (ASX: PRU) was up 6.7% at the time of writing, while fellow Africa-focused Resolute Mining (ASX: RSG) and Western Australia-based Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX: SAR) were both up about 5%.
It had been a similar story for gold equities in Toronto on Friday, where Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI) closed up 9.3% and hit a one-year high, and Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD) rose 4.1%.
Among the majors, BHP was up 0.48% in morning trade, Freeport-McMoran had finished the week down 1.5%, Barrick Gold had gained 1.9% and Rio Tinto had lost 1.4% in London.