Copper futures rise on fresh bets

New Delhi, Feb 12 (PTI) Copper prices on Friday rose 0.18 per cent to Rs 638 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 1.15, or 0.18 per cent, to Rs 638 per kg in a business turnover of 4,837 lots.

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