Precious Metals prices gained marginally as investors sought safe-haven assets on a more pessimistic economic outlook. The Conference Board said its index of consumer confidence fell to 98.6 in October from 103.5 in September, falling short of economist expectations
CRUDE OIL :
Oil prices fell as fading expectations of a coordinated production cut among major global oil producers and a stronger U.S. dollar weighed. Prices fell after Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from any output freeze deal among major global producers .Iraq is the second biggest producer in OPEC after Saudi Arabia.