Zinc futures rise on spot demand

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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) Zinc prices rose by Rs 2.30 to Rs 213.15 per kg in futures trade on Tuesday tracking a firm trend in physical markets on the back of a pick-up in spot demand.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, zinc contracts for February delivery traded higher by Rs 2.30, or 1.09 per cent, at Rs 213.15 per kg with a business turnover of 1,974 lots.

Marketmen said widening of positions by participants following a pick-up in demand from consuming industries kept zinc prices higher in futures trade. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ