Nickel futures slide on tepid demand

New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) Nickel prices on Thursday fell by 0.6 per cent to Rs 1,226.80 per kg in futures trade after participants offloaded their positions amid weak demand in spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel contracts for January delivery traded lower by Rs 7.40, or 0.6 per cent, to Rs 1,226.80 per kg with a business turnover of 2,184 lots.

Analysts said subdued demand in spot market mainly led to the fall in nickel futures prices. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ