Nickel futures slide on tepid demand

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) Nickel prices on Thursday fell 0.53 per cent to Rs 1,286.90 per kg in the futures trade after participants offloaded their positions amid weak demand in the spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel contracts for the February delivery traded lower by Rs 6.80, or 0.53 per cent, to Rs 1,286.90 per kg with a business turnover of 2,097 lots.

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