Although metals prices were weak in December, the final three months of 2016 were good overall for the price of mined commodities. Gold was an exception with the precious metal suffering from a stronger U.S. dollar and raised expectations of higher interest rates. Because of its importance in S&P Global Market Intelligence's Price Index, which is weighted by exploration expenditure, the index fell quarter-over-quarter. Nevertheless, the mining industry's market capitalization rose for the fourth consecutive quarter.
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