Nickel edges up on scattered demand

NEW DELHI, July 7: Nickel prices inched up by Rs 2 per kg at the non-ferrous metals market today on mild demand from consuming industries.
Traders attributed the rise in nickel prices to some enquiries from alloy-makers at domestic spot market.
In the national capital, nickel plate (4×4) traded higher by Rs 2 to Rs 882-885 per kg.
Following are today’s metal rates (in Rs per kg):
Zinc ingot Rs 133-139, nickel plate (4×4) Rs 882-885, gun metal scrap Rs 227, bell metal  scrap Rs 229, copper mixed  scrap Rs 426, chadri deshi Rs 295.
Lead ingot Rs 138, lead imported Rs 145, aluminium ingots Rs 168, aluminium sheet  cutting  Rs 164, aluminium wire scrap Rs 164 and  aluminium utensils scrap Rs 162. (PTI)