Shares of commodities producers rose as U.S. economic data came in strong.
Gold futures retreated, however, as the dollar rose in response to jobs and economic-growth data, amid bets that the data would affect Federal Reserve's rate plans.
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U.S. farm incomes will rise in 2017, halting three consecutive years of decline, helped by higher crop and livestock prices, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 30, 2017 16:54 ET (20:54 GMT)