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.