Copper futures rise marginally on fresh bets

New Delhi: Copper prices rose 0.25 per cent to Rs 530.50 per kg in futures trade on Tuesday on pick up in spot demand. On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for September delivery traded higher by Rs 1.30, or 0.25 per cent, at Rs 530.50 per kg in a business turnover of 5,030 lots. Analysts attributed the rise in copper prices to raising of bets by participants, driven by pick up in spot demand.