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COMMODITIES

Prices mostly rise on weak dollar and US economy

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Commodities mostly rose last week in holiday-shortened trade, with oil and base metal prices rebounding as the dollar sank on weak US economic growth and the uncertain interest rate outlook.

COMMODITIES mostly rose last week in holiday-shortened trade, with oil and base metal prices rebounding as the dollar sank on weak US economic growth and the uncertain interest rate outlook.

The world's biggest economy posted first quarter GDP growth of just 0.2 per cent, well below the 1