New Delhi, Feb 12 (PTI) Copper prices fell 0.08 per cent to Rs 438.95 per kg in futures trade Tuesday after participants reduced their exposure amid subdued demand in the spot market.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper for delivery in February shed 35 paise, or 0.08 per cent, to quote at Rs 438.95 per kg in 561 lots.

Analysts said off-loading of bets by participants due to slackened demand in the physical markets kept copper futures lower.

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