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Gold futures rise 0.50 pc on global cues

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gold prices rose 0.50 per cent to Rs 28,235 per 10 grams in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, tracking a firm trend overseas.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in June rose by Rs 141 or 0.50 per cent to Rs 28,235 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 546 lots.

Likewise, the yellow metal for delivery in far-month August moved up by Rs 115 or 0.41 per cent to Rs 28,402 per 10 grams in 13 lots.

Analysts said a firm global trend after the dollar sank to six-month lows against major currencies, raised demand for precious metals, which influenced gold prices at futures trade here.

Globally, gold rose 0.52 per cent to USD 1,243.10 an ounce in

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 11:13 IST