Gold futures up 0.15 per cent on global cues

New Delhi-India (Oct 26)  Gold prices edged up 0.15 per cent to Rs 26,849 per ten grams in futures trading today as speculators widened positions, tracking a better trend overseas.

 At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in December edged higher by Rs 40, or 0.15 per cent to Rs 26,849 per ten grams in business turnover of 846 lots.

 Similarly, the yellow metal for delivery in far-month February next year traded higher by Rs 37, or 0.14 per cent to Rs 27,058 per ten grams in 8 lots.

 Market analysts said speculators enlarged their positions amid a better trend overseas, mainly influenced gold prices at futures trade.

 Globally, gold traded shade higher 0.11 per cent to USD 1,165.30 an ounce in Singapore.

Source: Business-Standard