Copper futures rise marginally on fresh bets

New Delhi: Copper prices on Friday rose 0.21 per cent to Rs 532.65 per kg in the futures trade on a pick-up in spot demand. On the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper contracts for the September delivery traded higher by Rs 1.10, or 0.21 per cent, at Rs 532.65 per kg in a business turnover of 4,616 lots. Analysts attributed the rise in copper prices to raising of bets by participants, driven by a pick-up in spot demand.