Copper futures rise on fresh bets

New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Copper prices on Monday rose by 1.27 per cent to Rs 692.90 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 8.70, or 1.27 per cent, to Rs 692.90 per kg in a business turnover of 5,269 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