According to the latest reports, Crude oil futures declined 0.17pc to Rs.4,000/BL on Thursday after speculators booked profits at current levels, due to the weak trend in Indian markets.

The September delivery of the Crude oil MCX contracts traded lower by Rs.7, or 0.17%, at Rs.4000/BL on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), while the October delivery crude oil contracts traded lower by Rs.11, or 0.27% to Rs.4010/BL in a business turnover of 643 lots.

The WTI crude gained 0.63% to USD 56.10, while Brent crude was up 0.59% to USD 61.17/BL in New York.

Gold on MCX: MCX October futures prices of Gold were down 0.2% to Rs37,870/10g.

The Gold in India continued to sink tracking weak global signals. International gold prices slipped 0.2% to USD1493.65 per ounce, down from highs of USD1550, since sentiment improved over U.S. China trade developments.