Copper futures rise on fresh bets

New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) Copper prices on Tuesday rose by 0.67 per cent to Rs 703.35 per kg in futures trade on a pick-up in spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for March delivery traded higher by Rs 4.65, or 0.67 per cent, to Rs 703.35 per kg in a business turnover of 5,631 lots.

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