Aluminium futures up on spot demand

New Delhi, Feb 5 (PTI) Aluminium prices rose by 0.19 per cent to Rs 162.45 per kg in futures trade on Friday as speculators built up fresh positions amid a positive trend in spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium contracts for February delivery gained 30 paise, or 0.19 per cent, to Rs 162.45 per kg in a business turnover of 883 lots.

Analysts said creation of fresh positions by traders on demand from consumer industries supported aluminium prices in futures market. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ