Materials Higher as Copper Weakness Seen Short-Lived -- Materials Roundup

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Shares of mining companies and other commodities producers rose slightly as traders bet global demand for copper and other metals would soon recover from the latest blip. Copper futures declined Wednesday, however, after weaker-than-expected Chinese consumer and wholesale inflation data. That came on the heels of a large increase in copper stockpiles in London Metal Exchange-approved warehouses and weak Chinese copper import data.

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Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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May 10, 2017 16:24 ET (20:24 GMT)