New Delhi: Gold futures prices rose by 0.25 percent to Rs 27,141 per 10 gm on Tuesday as speculators enlarged their positions on the back of firming global trends.
      
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in far-month August rose by Rs 62, or 0.25 percent, to Rs 27,141 per 10 grams, with a business turnover of 174 lots.
    
In a similar fashion, the metal for delivery in June moved up by Rs 60, or 0.24 percent, to Rs 26,914 per 10 grams, with a trade volume of 792 lots.
    
Market analysts said the rise in gold futures was mainly in line with a firming trend in overseas markets as a three-day declining streak lure some buyers.
    
Meanwhile, gold rose by 1.10 percent to USD 1,445.57 an ounce in Singapore in morning trade on Tuesday.

(Agencies)

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