Gold prices rose by Rs 68 to a record high of Rs 22,844 per 10 grams in futures trade today on brisk buying by traders in tandem with a firming global trend.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in December rose by Rs 68, or 0.30 per cent to all-time high of Rs 22,844 per 10 grams, with a business turnover of two lots.
Similarly, the metal for delivery in June shot up by Rs 103, or 0.47 per cent to Rs 21,876 per 10 grams, with a business volume of nine lots.
Market analysts said persistent buying by speculators in line with a firming global trend mainly pushed up gold futures prices to a record high.
Meanwhile, gold advanced 0.4 per cent to USD 1,508.28 an ounce in Asian region.(PTI)