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Lead up 0.2% on strong spot demand

Strong demand from battery-makers supported the trade

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

futures for January traded 25 paise, or 0.20% higher at Rs 126.45 per kg in 1,174 lots.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, the February contract also rose by 15 paise, or 0.12% to trade at Rs 127.05 per kg in 212 lots.

Fresh positions by speculators, strong demand from battery-makers supported the trade.

Data showing a jump in effected a firm trend at the London Metal Exchange.

Speculations of an economic recovery in Europe that may increase demand for metals also triggered the uptrend globally.

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