Copper, nickel rise on industrial demand

NEW DELHI, Aug 18: Prices of copper and nickel rose up to Rs 3 per kg at the non-ferrous metals market today following some demand from consuming industries.
Traders attributed the rise in copper and nickel prices to mild demand from consuming industries at the domestic spot market.
In the national capital, copper mixed scrap and nickel plate (4×4) were up by Rs 2 and Rs 3 to Rs 435 and Rs 912-915 per kg, respectively.
Following are today’s metal rates (in Rs per kg):
Zinc ingot Rs 129-135, nickel plate (4×4) Rs 912-915, gun metal scrap Rs 227, bell metal scrap Rs 229, copper mixed scrap Rs 435, chadri deshi Rs 295.
Lead ingot Rs 136, lead imported Rs 143, aluminium ingots Rs 168, aluminium sheet cutting Rs 164, aluminium wire scrap Rs 164 and aluminium utensils scrap Rs 162. (PTI)