At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February next year rose Rs. 34 or 0.13 per cent to Rs.26,849 per 10 grams with a business turnover of 484 lots.
Similarly, the metal for delivery in far-month April moved up by Rs. 27 or 0.10 per cent to Rs. 27,052 per 10 grams in a trading volume of one lot.
Marketmen said fresh positions built-up by speculators in line with gains in the overseas market, where gold rebounds from two-week low on signs of rising physical demand, mainly led to a rise in gold futures.
Globally, gold in New York traded 0.76 per cent higher at $1,197.90 an ounce in yesterday’s trade.