At around 1.07 PM, the Nifty Metal was trading at 5,492.60 up 47.80 points or 0.88%. The index has touched an intraday high and low of 5,533 and 5,472.45 respectively.
APL Apollo was the top gainer soaring nearly 3% followed by Hindalco and Welspun Corp surging more than 2% each.
Coal India and MOIL jumped by 1.8% and 1.7%, while Adani Enterprises and SAIL advanced 1.5% and a little over 1%.
SAIL climbed nearly 1%, while JSPL, JSW Steel and Ratnamani traded marginally up. Tata Steel and NALCP traded on a flat note.
NMDC and Hindustan Zinc were the only laggards but with slight downside.
The three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange has tumbled near $9,350 a tonne, while the Shanghai Futures Exchange was near $10,680 a tonne as investors await for key U.S. Federal Reserve gathering.
Traders are expected some signal on plans for policy tapering from the US Fed.