At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February rose by Rs 80, or 0.27 percent, to Rs 29,345 per ten grams in a business turnover of 952 lots. Similarly, the metal for delivery in April gained Rs 57, or 0.20 percent, to Rs 28,701 per ten grams in 88 lots.

Silver prices moved up by 0.18 percent to Rs 46,200 per kg in futures trading today as speculators enlarged their positions, supported by a higher global trend.
    
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in May rose by Rs 83, or 0.18 per cent, to Rs 46,200 per kg in a business turnover of 40 lots.
    
Likewise, the white metal for delivery in March moved up by Rs 74, or 0.16 per cent, to Rs 45,210 per kg in 1,935 lots.
    
Market analysts said speculators created fresh positions in tandem with a firm global trend where gold rose to six-week high that led to rise in gold prices at futures trade.
    
Meanwhile, it rose 0.5 percent to USD 1,260.07 an ounce, the highest price since December 11 in Singapore.

(Agencies)

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