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