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Copper futures fall 0.61 % on low demand

Fall in copper futures trade is due to cutting short of positions by participants and muted demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


copper prices declined by 0.61 per cent to Rs. 360.95 per kg in futures trade on Thursday, as participants were indulged in trimming positions amid subdued spot from consuming industries.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper for delivery in June shed Rs 2.20, or 0.61 per cent, to Rs 360.95 per kg in a business turnover of 680 lots.

Similarly, the for delivery in August traded lower by Rs 1.95, or 0.53 per cent, to Rs 364.95 per kg with a business of volume of two lots.

Analysts attributed the fall in trade to cutting short of positions by participants, triggered by a weak trend at the spot due to muted

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 11:22 IST