Crude oil may slip towards Rs 4,050, facing resistance near Rs 4,160.
On the MCX, zinc contracts for July delivery traded higher by 15 paise at Rs 194.05 per kg.
Around 10:35 am, MCX Gold traded at Rs 34,835/10 gms, while MCX Crude oil traded Rs 4,115/barrel.
On the MCX, copper contracts for July delivery rose by Rs 2.15 to Rs 443.40 per kg.
Crude oil prices picked up as US oil producers in Gulf of Mexico cut output by more than half.
Zinc futures traded 0.03% lower to Rs 192.80 per kg amid subdued demand at the spot market.
The Nifty Metal index was trading 1.12 per cent up at 2787.40 around 10:35 am.
Crude oil may move towards Rs 4,070, taking support near Rs 4,000.
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