Aluminium futures up on spot demand

New Delhi, Jan 6 (PTI) Aluminium prices rose 0.15 per cent to Rs 166.85 per kg in the futures trade on Wednesday as speculators built up fresh positions amid a positive trend in the spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, aluminium contracts for the January delivery gained Rs 1.15, or 0.69 per cent, to Rs 166.85 per kg in a business turnover of 760 lots.

Analysts said creation of fresh positions by traders on demand from consumer industries supported aluminium prices. PTI RUJ HRS