Silver futures rise to Rs. 44,940 per kg

New Delhi-India (Sept 1)  Taking positive cues from the global market, silver prices rose Rs. 138 to Rs. 44,940 per kg at the futures trade today as traders created speculative positions.

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in far-month December was trading higher by Rs. 138 or 0.31 per cent to Rs. 44,940 per kg in a business turnover of 341 lots.

Also, the white metal for delivery in September rose Rs. 123 or 0.28 per cent to Rs. 44,111 per kg in 51 lots.

In the international market, silver gained 0.27 per cent to $18.67 an ounce in Singapore.

Source: BusinessLine