New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) Silver futures traded higher by 0.37 per cent at Rs 40,414 per kg Wednesday after speculators raised bets, driven by a firm trend overseas.Also Read - Viral Video: Dog Takes a Dip in Thanda Thanda Paani on Hot Summer Day. Watch

Silver for delivery in March traded higher by Rs 148, or 0.37 per cent, at Rs 40,414 per kg in a business turnover of 15,495 lots at the Multi Commodity Exchange. Also Read - Highlights Of Modi Govt's Key Steps To Curb Inflation | 10 Points

In a similar manner, the white metal to be delivered in far-month May, too, rose Rs 132, or 0.32 per cent, to Rs 41,020 per kg in 3,085 lots. Also Read - Who was Gama Pehelwan The Man Google Doodle Is Featuring Today?

Analysts said widening of positions by traders, in sync with a firm trend on global markets for precious metals, influenced silver prices at futures trade here.

In the international market, silver traded higher at USD 15.97 an ounce in Singapore Wednesday.

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