Further, caution ahead of US factory data which may show continued strength in the world's biggest economy weighed on sentiment.
Gold futures for October 2014 contract, at MCX, is trading at Rs. 27,873 per 10 grams, down by 0.22 per cent, after opening at Rs. 27,883, against the previous closing price of Rs 27,934. It touched an intra-day low of Rs 27,829. (At 11:03 AM).