New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) Zinc prices rose 1.48 per cent to Rs 195.20 per kg in futures trade Thursday tracking a positive trend in the physical markets.Also Read - Copper futures marginally up on global cues

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, zinc for March was trading higher by Rs 2.85, or 1.48 per cent, to Rs 195.20 per kg with a business turnover of 107 lots. Also Read - Copper softens on weak global cues

The metal prices were trading at USD 2,686 per metric tonne, up 1.13 per cent, on London Metal Exchange. Also Read - Copper softens on fall in demand

Marketmen said, widening of positions by participants following a pick-up in demand from consuming industries mainly kept zinc prices higher.

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