Aluminium futures up on spot demand

New Delhi, Feb 12 (PTI) Aluminium prices rose 0.24 per cent to Rs 168.10 per kg in the futures trade on Friday as speculators built up fresh positions amid a positive trend in the spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium contracts for the February delivery gained 40 paise, or 0.24 per cent, to Rs 168.10 per kg in a business turnover of 952 lots.

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