Silver prices on Friday rose by Rs 112 to Rs 45,911 per kg in futures trade as speculators increased their bets tracking a positive trend overseas.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver contracts for March delivery gained Rs 112, or 0.24 per cent, to Rs 45,911 per kg in 3,083 lots.
Similarly, the white metal for delivery in May was trading higher by Rs 92, or 0.20 per cent, to Rs 46,435 per kg in 94 lots.
Traders said fresh bets by participants in line with a firm trend in global markets mainly led to rise in silver futures.
In the international market, silver was up 0.15 per cent at USD 17.65 an ounce in New York.
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