Materials Up After Fed Minutes - Materials Roundup

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Shares of mining companies and other commodities producers rose in the wake of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting, which weighed on the dollar.

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The minutes indicated -- as was widely anticipated -- that the central bank is still leaning toward a rate rise in June. But the hints of an increase came with less conviction than some traders had anticipated.

(-By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com)

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May 24, 2017 16:21 ET (20:21 GMT)