Gold futures fell 0.27 per cent to Rs 29,865 per 10 gram today as participants cut down their bets amid a weak global trend.
At Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in December shed Rs 81 or 0.27 per cent to Rs 29,865 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 578 lots.
Also, the metal for delivery in February next year declined by Rs 62 or 0.21 per cent to Rs 29,923 per 10 gram in 7 lots.
Market analysts attributed the fall in prices to weak trend overseas where gold declined, weighed down by the dollar’s strength, eroding demand for a haven.
Meanwhile, gold traded 0.14 per cent lower at $1,263.90 an ounce in Singapore today.