On the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in December rose Rs. 45 or 0.17 per cent to Rs. 27,180 per 10 grams with a business turnover of 522 lots.
Similarly, the metal for delivery in far-month February moved up by Rs. 43 or 0.16 per cent to Rs. 27,399 per 10 grams in a trade volume of 2 lots.
Marketmen said fresh positions built-up by speculators in line with global trend ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting, mainly led to a rise in gold futures.
Globally, gold in Singapore traded 0.16 per cent higher at $1,229.80 an ounce in early trade today.