Speculators created fresh positions pushing prices up to Rs 30,917 per ten grams
Tracking a firm global trend, gold prices rose by 0.32% to Rs 30,917 per ten grams in futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February rose Rs 98, or 0.32%, to Rs 30,917 per ten grams in business turnover of 8,146 lots.
April gold moved up by Rs 101, or 0.32%, to Rs 31,330 per ten grams in 244 lots.
Market analysts attributed the rise in gold futures to a firm global trend.
Meanwhile, gold climbed 0.2% to 1,670.04 dollar an ounce in London.
Gold prices rose marginally by 0.15% to Rs 31,226 per 10 grams in futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions.