Zinc futures down on muted demand

New Delhi, Jan 11 (PTI) Zinc prices on Monday fell by 0.25 per cent to Rs 220.25 per kg in futures trade as speculators reduced their exposure taking negative cues from spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, zinc contracts for January delivery traded lower by 55 paise, or 0.25 per cent, to Rs 220.25 per kg in 2,196 lots.

Analysts said offloading of positions by participants owing to slackened demand from consuming industries in the physical market mainly weighed on zinc prices here. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ