Precious metals on Comex remained subdued on stronger dollar against other major currencies and ahead of US key economic data. Gold future prices are trading at $1179 per troy ounce, down by one dollar while Silver future prices are trading at $15.85 per troy ounce, lower by eight cents. On Nymex, WTI Crude Oil prices edged lower ahead of latest US rig count data. Crude Oil is trading at $60.24 per barrel, fell by more than half-a-percent. Natural Gas is trading at $2.79 per mmBtu, down by almost one percent after yesterday’s negative storage data. On LME, base metals pack is trading on mixed note. Copper prices are currently quoting at $5908 per tonne, up by 20 points while Nickel is trading at $13120 per tonne, down by 210 dollars. Lead and Zinc are trading at $1850 and $2118 per tonne, lower by 16 dollars and nine dollars respectively.