Copper and zinc prices fell further by Rs 2 per kg in the local non-ferrous metals market today largely on weakening global trend.
Sentiment remained weak as copper declined in global markets after a report of slowing growth in Australia.
Meanwhile,copper declined 0.2 per cent to USD 7,617.75 a tonne on the London Metal Exchange.
In the national capital,copper mixed scrap and zinc in got remained under selling pressure and shed Rs 2 each to Rs 391 and Rs 107-111 per kg,respectively.
The following are metal rates per kg: Zinc ingot 107-111, nickel plate (4×4) 1,028-1,031,gun metal scrap 226,bell metal scrap 228,copper mixed scrap 391,
chadri deshi 285.
Lead ingot 133,lead imported 131,aluminium ingots 123,sheet cutting 125,aluminium wire scrap 130 and aluminium utensils scrap 124.