MTECHTIPS- Zinc trading range for the day is 169-177.4. Zinc prices ended with losses reversing its gains after the U.S. dollar hit a 14-year high. China’s factory activity picked up more than expected in December as demand accelerated, with output reaching a near six-year high. Zinc cancelled warrants were 4,700 tonnes higher at 110,850 tonnes due to freshly cancelled material in New Orleans – on-warrant availability is now at a multi-year low. SELL ZINC JAN @ 173.50 SL 175 TGT 171.80-170.20 .MCX.