Global crude oil prices rose today as positive signs for global economic growth supported the outlook for energy demand; while Saudi Arabia’s state-owned producer Aramco raised the official selling price for its crude. So, Brent crude oil futures climbed 91 cents, to rade at 83.65 dollars a barrel. US crude futures advanced 1 dollar and 13 cents, to 82.40 dollars a barrel.
Gold shed just 8 rupees, to 47,004 rupees per ten grams at Delhi’s bullion market, today, on weak global cues. But silver gained 216 rupees, to 63,262 rupees per kilo.
In the international market, gold traded marginally lower at 1,816 dollars per ounce and silver was flat at 24.19 dollars per ounce.