Copper futures traded 0.39 per cent lower at Rs 454.15 per kg on Tuesday as investors reduced their bets, taking weak cues from the global market.
Traders said apart from subdued trend overseas, weak demand at spot market mainly pushed down copper prices.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for September delivery shed Rs 1.80, or 0.39 per cent, to Rs 454.15 per kg in a business turnover of 1,726 lots.
Similarly, copper contracts for October delivery traded down by Rs 2.20, or 0.48 per cent, to Rs 455.45 per kg in a business turnover of 109 lots
In the international market, the metal was quoting lower by 0.90 per cent to USD 263.15 per pound in New York.
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