At the Multi Commodity Exchange, lead for delivery in
January traded 20 paise, or 0.16 per cent higher at Rs 123.35 per kg, with a turnover of 1,665 lots.
The metal for delivery in February also rose by 10 paise,
or 0.08 per cent to trade at Rs 123.70 per kg, in a business turnover of 300 lots.
Marketmen said besides strong domestic demand from
battery-makers, a firm trend at the London Metal Exchange,
influenced lead prices at futures trade here.