Similarly, the metal for delivery in June moved up by Rs. 41, or 0.15%, to Rs. 26,722 per 10 gm, with a trade volume of 977 lots.
Market analysts said the rise in gold futures was mainly in line with a firming trend in overseas markets on the back of rising physical demand for gold in China.
Meanwhile, gold rose by 0.20% to $1,455.60 an ounce in Singapore in early trade on Wednesday.