Shares of commodities producers rose as the dollar weakened in the wake of the central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Gold futures had their biggest one-day gain since May and closed around their highs of the summer, rising 1.3% to $1315 an ounce, in light of skepticism about the Fed's intentions to hike rates again this year.
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Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen did not touch on the central bank's rate plans but that, in itself, was seen as an indication that a December hike was growing increasingly unlikely.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 28, 2017 17:02 ET (21:02 GMT)