New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) Copper prices edged higher 0.58 per cent at Rs 424.95 per kg in futures trade Tuesday as speculators raised their positions amid pick up in demand at the domestic spot market.Also Read - Women's T20 Challenge: Supernovas Beat Trailblazers By 49 Runs

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper for delivery in February rose by Rs 2.45, or 0.58 per cent, at Rs 424.95 per kg in a business turnover of 14,348 lots. Also Read - Mohammed Shami's Views Polar Opposite To That Of Wriddhiman Saha's Comment Of 'Eden Not Home' Ahead Of GT vs RR Qualifier Clash | IPL 2022

Likewise, the metal for delivery in April edged up by Rs 2.95, or 0.69 per cent, to Rs 430.60 per kg in 2,708 lots. Also Read - Who is Vinai Kumar Saxena, The New LG of Delhi?

Analysts said firm trend in base metals at the physical markets, mainly led to rise in copper prices here.

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