At around 1.46 pm, Nifty Metal is trading at 4,488.15 up by 103.75 points or 2.4%. The index has touched an intraday high of 4,497.70.
On the index, Hindustan Zinc was the top gainer soaring by nearly 5%. The company is set to announce its March 2021 quarterly result on April 27, 2021.
JSW Steel and Tata Steel were also in the fast lane strengthening by 4.5% and 4.3% respectively. SAIL jumped by 3.7%.
JSPL and NMDC climbed by 2.2% and 2.07%. While Adani Enterprises zoomed by 1.6% and Ratnami advanced by 1.07%.
Between 0.5-1% rise was recorded in Hindalco, NALCO, Vedanta, Coal India, MOIL and Welspun Corp.
However, APL Apollo was the only underperformer tumbling by 2.3%.
At Shanghai exchange, overnight, Copper strengthened 0.99% and aluminium surged 1.56%, while zinc dipped 0.28%, nickel dropped 0.56%, lead shed 0.2% and tin slid 0.52%.
Meanwhile, on the London Metal Exchange, Copper climbed 1.78%, aluminium soared 2.25%, zinc zoomed 0.36%, nickel gains 1.63% and lead increased 0.47%, while tin edge down 0.02%.