New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) Prices of copper and nickel strengthened by Rs 2 per kg at the non-ferrous metal market today on pick-up in demand from consuming industries.

Traders said rising demand from consuming industries at the domestic spot market mainly kept copper and nickel prices higher.

In the national capital, copper mixed scrap and nickel plate (4×4) were up by Rs 2 each to Rs 390 and Rs 760-765 per kg, respectively.

Following are today’s metal rates (in Rs per kg): Zinc ingot Rs 118-124, Nickel plate (4×4) Rs 760-765, gun metal scrap Rs 227, Bell metal scrap Rs 229, copper mixed scrap Rs 390, chadri deshi Rs 295.

Lead ingot Rs 123, lead imported Rs 129, aluminium ingots Rs 154, aluminium sheet cutting Rs 150, aluminium wire scrap Rs 150 and aluminium utensils scrap Rs 148.

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