At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in far-month October was up Rs 135, or 0.48 per cent, at Rs 28,328 per ten gram in a business turnover of 193 lots.
The metal for delivery in August contract was also trading higher by Rs 121, or 0.43 per cent, at Rs 28,117 per ten gram in a turnover of 8,854 lots.
Analysts said the rise in global market prices as the US dollar slipped against a basket of major currencies after recent soft US inflation, raised demand for the precious metals as a safe haven, influenced the precious metal prices in futures trade here.
Globally, gold was trading 0.31 per cent higher at $1,237.88 an ounce in Singapore on Tuesday.
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