Nickel futures slide on tepid demand

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Nickel prices fell 0.66 per cent to Rs 1,288.90 per kg in futures trade on Tuesday after participants offloaded their positions amid weak demand in spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel contracts for February delivery traded lower by Rs 8.50, or 0.66 per cent, at Rs 1,288.90 per kg with a business turnover of 1,972 lots.

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