On MCX, Commodity prices traded mixed with energy segment opened negatively while all the base metals traded on positively in early morning trade. Copper Feb future gained above 1% .Zinc is trading nearly 1% at Rs. 216.95. Copper prices rose again with investors weighing prospects for a fast-tracked stimulus package in the US.
The metal has rallied on hopes that economic stimulus in the US will further boost demand, and underpinned by decade-low China stocks.
Gold prices continued their upside on US stimulus hopes after Democrats released the first draft of the key legislation, including President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief bill.