A plunge in emerging market currencies last week raised concerns over the health of the global economy, boosting inflows into the yellow metal, which is considered as a safe haven amid uncertain economic conditions.
Investors are eying the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's two-day monetary policy meeting beginning tomorrow.
Gold futures for February 2014 contract, at MCX, is trading at Rs. 29,720 per 10 grams, up by 0.68 per cent after opening at Rs. 29,550, against the previous closing price of Rs 29,519. It touched an intra-day high of Rs 29,774. (At 10:53 AM).
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