According to Reuters report, Trump asked his now dismissed FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into ties between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, according to a source who has seen a memo written by Comey. The memo raises questions about whether Trump tried to interfere with a federal investigation. The White House denied the report.
At the MCX, zinc futures for May 2017 contract is trading at Rs 164.40 per kg, up by 0.83 per cent, after opening at Rs 163.60, against a previous close of Rs 163.05. It touched the intra-day high of Rs 164.90 (at 16:58 hours).