Aluminium futures up on spot demand

New Delhi, Dec 24 (PTI) Aluminium prices edged up 0.28 per cent to Rs 163.85 per kg in futures trade on Thursday as speculators built up fresh positions amid a positive trend in spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium contracts for January delivery gained 45 paise, or 0.28 per cent, to Rs 163.85 per kg in a business turnover of 621 lots.

Analysts said fresh positions created by traders on demand from consumer industries supported aluminium prices. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ