Gold futures up on physical buying

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Gold futures up on physical buying
Gold futures were seen trading higher on the Multi Commodity Exchange as physical buying picked up and speculators enlarged their positions.

International gold was rose and was seen at $1,406 an ounce. Demand for coins and bars across Asian supported the gold sentiment.

Gold fell to two-year low on Cyprus issue and worries that the Federal Reserve will end its bond buying programme sooner than expected.

Gold futures for June contract was seen trading higher by Rs 254 or 0.98% at Rs 26,058 per 10 grams on the MCX at 2.30 pm IST.

Silver futures for May delivery was seen higher by Rs 507 at Rs 43,431 per kgs.

The fall in prices is attracting physical buyers of India, who waited long for the prices to come down.

Find gold rates in the major metros of India

Read more about: gold, futures, mcx
Story first published: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 14:45 [IST]
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