Copper strengthens on increased demand

NEW DELHI, Mar 3: Copper prices strengthened by Rs 2 per kg at the non-ferrous metal market today on pick-up in demand from consuming industries.
Traders said upsurge in demand from consuming industries at domestic spot market, mainly kept copper prices higher.
In the national capital, copper mixed scrap went up by Rs 2 to Rs 406 per kg.
Following are today’s metal rates (in Rs per kg):
Zinc ingot Rs 124-130, Nickel plate (4×4) Rs 787-792, gun metal scrap Rs 227, bell metal scrap Rs 229, copper mixed scrap Rs 406, chadri deshi Rs 295.
Lead ingot Rs 121, lead imported Rs 127, aluminium ingots Rs 154, aluminium sheet cutting Rs 150, aluminium wire scrap Rs 150 and aluminium utensils scrap Rs 148.