Gold futures fall 0.76 pc on weak global cues

New Delhi, Mar 27 (PTI) Gold futures on Friday fell by 0.76 per cent to Rs 43,209 per 10 gram as participants trimmed their positions driven by weak global trend.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for April delivery fell by Rs 333, or 0.76 per cent, to Rs 43,209 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 1,103 lots.

The yellow metal for June delivery declined by Rs 382, or 0.88 per cent, to Rs 43,261 per 10 gram in 1,558 lots.

Market analysts said the fall in gold futures was mostly in tune with a weak trend overseas.

Globally, gold was trading 0.30 per cent lower at USD 1,655.30 per ounce in New York. PTI VHP SHW SHW