Zinc futures down on muted demand

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) Zinc prices on Tuesday fell by 0.15 per cent to Rs 200.55 per kg in futures trade as speculators reduced their exposure taking negative cues from spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, zinc contracts for October delivery traded lower by 30 paise, or 0.15 per cent, at Rs 200.55 per kg in 2,932 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