Crude oil: Commodity outlook: Crude oil slips; here’s how others may fare

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver slipped in Wednesday’s trade along with crude oil amid uncertainty on US stimulus and prevailing tensions between US and China. Base metals were trading with gains.

Gold fell 0.93 per cent while silver dropped 2.37 per cent. Base metals gained with zinc rising the most at 0.8 per cent. Meanwhile, crude oil slipped 0.31 per cent but its peer natural gas was up 0.89 per cent.

“A weak US currency and expectations of more economic easing measures amid slow global growth continue to lift the safe haven demand of gold. However, intermittent profit booking cannot

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