Aluminium futures up marginally

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) Aluminium prices on Thursday edged up 0.34 per cent to Rs 161.90 per kg in the futures market, after speculators built up fresh positions amid a positive trend in the spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium for delivery in July contracts gained 55 paise, or 0.34 per cent, to Rs 161.90 per kg in a business turnover of 888 lots.

Analysts said fresh positions created by traders after some demand from consuming industries supported aluminium prices. PTI RUJ HRS hrs