Gold prices fell Rs 83 to Rs 32,135 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators booked profits at existing higher levels even as the yellow metal climbed in global markets.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in December fell Rs 83 or 0.26 per cent to Rs 32,135 per 10 grams with a business turnover of 960 lots. Similarly, the metal for delivery in October lost Rs 68 or 0.21 per cent to Rs 31,845 per 10 grams in 5,610 lots.

Market analysts attributed the fall in gold futures to profit-booking by speculators at existing higher levels despite a firming global trend.

Meanwhile, gold advanced 0.3 per cent to $1,773.75 an ounce in Singapore.

(This article was published on September 21, 2012)
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