Gold futures were trading lower on Tuesday in global markets. Gold futures for August 2013 went down 0.56% at USD 1,358.5. per troy ounce at the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
However, Comex Silver futures for September 2013 declined 2.59% at USD 23.56 per troy ounce (12.34 p.m.).
Domestic gold and silver futures declined. October 2013 gold futures at the MCX were trading down 1.95% at Rs 30,558 per 10 grams at 12.20 p.m. It opened at Rs 31,175.
September 2013 silver futures at the MCX were trading down 3% at Rs 49,676 per 1 kg after hitting high of Rs 51,145. It opened at Rs 51,145.