Zinc futures down on muted demand

New Delhi, Nov 11 (PTI) Zinc prices on Wednesday fell by 0.21 per cent to Rs 210.15 per kg in futures trade as speculators reduced their exposure taking negative cues from spot market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, zinc contracts for November delivery traded lower by 45 paise, or 0.21 per cent, at Rs 210.15 per kg in 3,341 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