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Oil, metals shrug off Brexit slump; coffee, sugar up

Heavy rains in Brazil saw white sugar prices jump 36 per cent higher than they had been at the start of the second quarter at US$570.30 per tonne.


OIL approached the end of the week down slightly on a midweek rally but still well ahead of its lowest point after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union.

North Sea Brent crude recovered from a Monday low of US$47.16 to hit US$49.68 by Friday. And West Texas