Silver futures down 0.97 per cent on global cues

New Delhi-India (Dec 6)  Silver prices fell by 0.97 per cent to Rs 44,900 per kg in futures trade today after speculators trimmed positions amid a weak trend in the global markets.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in far-monthly May next year contracts traded Rs 440, or 0.97 per cent, lower at Rs 44,900 per kg in business turnover of six lots.

Similarly, the white metal for delivery in March declined by Rs 319, or 0.94 per cent, to Rs 44,042 per kg in business ..