Materials Slightly Higher on Renewed Dollar Strength -- Materials Roundup

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Shares of mining companies and commodities rose slightly, but not as much as the broad market, as the dollar regained some of its lost strength.

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The dollar's retreat in the last couple of months has caused a surge in the price of gold, copper and other metals. Gold prices ticked higher Wednesday only to retreat in electronic trading after the bell.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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January 17, 2018 17:23 ET (22:23 GMT)