Copper futures rise marginally on fresh bets

New Delhi, Dec 17 (PTI) Copper prices rose by 0.72 per cent to Rs 608.40 per kg in futures trade on Thursday on a pick-up in spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for December delivery traded higher by Rs 4.35 , or 0.72 per cent, to Rs 608.40 per kg in a business turnover of 5,363 lots.

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