New Delhi: Buoyed by a firm global trend, gold prices rose by 0.28 percent to Rs 27,168 per 10 gm in futures trade on Thursday as speculators enlarged their positions.
    
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in June rose by Rs 75, or 0.28 percent, to Rs 27,168 per 10 gm in business turnover of 2,794 lots.
    
Similarly, the yellow metal for delivery in August traded higher by Rs 66, or 0.24 percent, to Rs 27,448 per 10 gm in 265 lots.
    
Analysts said a firming trend in the global markets on signs of rising demand in China and India, mainly led to rise in gold prices at futures trade.
    
Meanwhile, gold rose 1.50 percent to USD 1,474.40 an ounce in New York in Thursday's trade.

(Agencies)

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