New Delhi: Gold futures fell by Rs 81, or 0.28 percent, to Rs 27,728 per 10 grams on Thursday as speculators trimmed their positions, tracking weak overseas trends.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February fell by Rs 81, or 0.28 percent, to Rs 27,728 per 10 grams, with a turnover of 1,371 lots.

The metal for delivery in far-month April also shed Rs 76, or 0.27 percent, to Rs 28,035 per 10 grams, with a trading volume of 80 lots.

Analysts attributed fall in gold futures to offloading of positions by speculators tracking weak global markets.

Meanwhile, gold fell by 0.39 percent to USD 1,610.50 an ounce in early trade in Singapore.

(Agencies)