Lead prices were trading higher by 0.22 per cent to Rs 156.30 per kg in futures trade on Monday.
while sitharaman's sops may weaken the slowdown, sales are likely to suffer for several coming quarters.
Zinc prices rose 0.48 per cent to Rs 187.30 per kg in futures trade on Thursday.
In the commodity mart, crude oil is likely to witness short-covering, while gold could trade with a negative bias.
Crude oil may trade with a positive bias, while gold may trade with a negative bias.
Gold hit a six-year high this month as central banks ease policy to address the slowdown in growth amid the trade war.
Now, investors looking for cheaper entry into havens have helped widen the rally to silver and platinum.
Globally, the silver prices were trading lower by 0.02 per cent at $18.11 in New York.
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