Nickel futures gain on firm spot demand

New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) Nickel prices rose by 0.85 per cent to Rs 1,181.80 per kg in futures trade on Wednesday as speculators built fresh positions on a rising demand from alloy makers in spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel contracts for April delivery gained Rs 10, or 0.85 per cent, to Rs 1,181.80 per kg in a business turnover of 1,851 lots.

Rise in demand in spot market from alloy makers mainly supported the price rise in nickel futures, analysts said. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ