Copper futures up on spot demand

New Delhi, April 23 (PTI) Copper prices on Friday traded up 0.73 per cent at Rs 729.60 per kg in the futures market on the back of pick-up in spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for delivery in April traded higher by Rs 5.30, or 0.73 per cent, at Rs 729.60 per kg in a business turnover of 1,512 lots.

Analysts attributed the rise in copper prices to raising of bets by participants driven by pick-up in spot demand. PTI AST SHW SHW