New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) Prices of copper and nickel edged up by Rs 2 at the non-ferrous metal market today on fresh buying support from stockists following an uptick in demand from consuming industries.

Traders said, stockists’ buying in view of rise in demand from consuming industries at domestic spot market, mainly attributed to the uptrend in copper and nickel prices.

In the national capital, copper mixed scrap and nickel plate (4×4) were trading up by Rs 2 each to Rs 422 and Rs 832-837 per kg, respectively.

Following are today’s metal rates (in Rs per kg): Zinc ingot Rs 126-132, nickel plate (4×4) Rs 832-837, gun metal scrap Rs 227, bell metal scrap Rs 229, copper mixed scrap Rs 422, chadri deshi Rs 295.

Lead ingot Rs 125, lead imported Rs 132, aluminium ingots Rs 161, aluminium sheet cutting Rs 157, aluminium wire scrap Rs 157 and aluminium utensils scrap Rs 155.

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