MCX SILVERMIC August contract was trading at Rs 44779 up Rs 176, or 0.39 percent. The SILVERMIC rate touched an intraday high of Rs 44969 and an intraday low of Rs 44650. So far 20348 contracts have been traded. SILVERMIC prices have moved down Rs 4952, or 9.96 percent in the August series so far.
West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures extended gains on Thursday, after rising more than $1 the previous day after weekly supply data showed a sharp fall in U.S. stocks last week. , U.S. crude oil for delivery in August rose to a session high of $102.10 a barrel, the most since July 11, before trimming gains to last trade at $102.04 during European morning hours, up 0.83%, or 83 cents.