Strong demand from battery-makers supported the trade
Lead 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 US imports 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.
Covering-up of short positions by speculators also supported the upside