The major aluminium scrap commodities dropped on Scrap Register Price Index as on Friday. India's major scrap commodities like aluminium accessories scrap, aluminium rod company, aluminium rod local, aluminium sheet cutting, aluminium wire scrap traded down on Friday.
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The most active September aluminium contract on Multi Commodity Exchange settled down by 1.114% to Rs. 106.550 per kilogram on Friday from previous close of Rs. 107.75 per kilogram.
The MXC aluminium prices touched an intra-day high of Rs. 108.25 per kilogram and an intra-day low of Rs. 106.40 per kilogram during Friday. The open interest of the contract stood at 2878 lots.
Aluminium futures prices at India's Multi Commodity Exchange settled down after the Federal Reserve left U.S. rates unchanged stoking concerns over the strength of the global economy.
European and U.S. equities headed lower after the Fed's move late Thursday to keep rates unchanged, a decision driven by worries about the global economy, financial market volatility and sluggish inflation at home.
A U.S. aluminium industry body has called on federal authorities to investigate allegations that Chinese producers are improperly labelling their exports, flooding the market and driving down global prices.
Chinese aluminum smelters will cut output, should aluminum prices remain low for a long time. Japanese spot aluminum import premiums fell as a keen seller emerged on the back of widening backwardation in the October-November London Metal Exchange aluminum contract spreads.