New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) Zinc prices on Tuesday rose by 45 paise to Rs 272.30 per kg in futures trade, tracking a firm trend in physical markets.

On the Multi Commodity Exchange, zinc contracts for December traded higher by 45 paise, or 0.16 per cent, to Rs 272.30 per kg with a business turnover of 1,439 lots.

Marketmen said widening of positions by participants following a pick-up in demand from consuming industries supported zinc futures prices. PTI SHW RUJ RUJ