Materials Flat After Mixed Futures Performance -- Materials Roundup

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Shares of commodities producers were flat amid mixed performance in raw-materials futures markets.

Gold futures ticked up as the dollar gave back some of its gains against other currencies.

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Copper futures were lower after running up in recent weeks amid boosted growth expectations and renewed strike activity in a major Indonesian mine.

Plastics maker A. Schulman is exploring a sale, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 04, 2017 16:58 ET (20:58 GMT)