Nickel futures rise on firm spot demand

New Delhi, Nov 5 (PTI) Nickel prices on Thursday rose by 0.19 per cent to Rs 1,159 per kg in futures trade as speculators built fresh positions on rising demand from alloy makers in spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel contracts for December delivery gained Rs 2.20, or 0.19 per cent, to Rs 1,159 per kg in a business turnover of 90 lots.

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