Copper futures traded in green on MCX, on frantic buying by speculators tracking firm red metal in overseas market. Besides, restricted supply and sliding stocks of copper also fuelled the uptrend.
The contract for November delivery was trading at Rs 461.15, up by 1.11% or Rs 5.05 from its previous closing of Rs 456.10. The open interest of the contract stood at 13374 lots.
The contract for February delivery was trading at Rs 467.35, up by 0.97% or Rs 4.50 from its previous closing of Rs 462.85. The open interest of the contract stood at 1136 lots on MCX.