Base Metals: Nickel, copper trade up in futures amid firm demand

Nickel prices on Wednesday edged up by Rs 1.60 to Rs 1,034.40 per kg in futures trade as speculators built positions owing to rising demand from alloy-makers in domestic market.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, nickel contracts for January delivery gained Rs 1.60, or 0.15 per cent, to Rs 1,034.40 per kg in a business turnover of 4,531 lots.

The metal for delivery in February gained…

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