Copper futures rise on fresh bets

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) Copper prices on Monday rose 1.2 per cent to Rs 648.85 per kg in the futures trade on a pick-up in spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for the February delivery traded higher by Rs 7.70, or 1.2 per cent, to Rs 648.85 per kg in a business turnover of 5,202 lots.

Analysts attributed the rise in copper prices to increase in bets by participants, driven by a pick-up in spot demand. PTI SHW ANU ANU