Producers of metals and other raw materials ticked down as the dollar tested multi year highs following a series of hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials.

In the latest such comment, New York Fed President John Williams said the benchmark interest rate is in a "good place," moving inflation down gradually, and there is no need to rush to push the rate lower.

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