Consumer Staples Falls, while Energy Goes Up

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Mall - source: FreeImages.com/Maciek PELC
Mall - source: FreeImages.com/Maciek PELC

The market sectors were mixed today with a majority of the sectors trending down. Energy saw the biggest increase of the day (1.55%), while Consumer Staples saw the biggest drop (0.86%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 7.45%. The biggest loss this year has been the Telecommunication Services sector declining 7.92%.

Energy saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of 3.58%, as it went up 1.55%. Consumer Staples and Utilities saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Consumer Staples with a drop of 0.86%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Energy went up with a 1.55% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 1.02% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.73% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.49% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.04% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -0.21% change.
  • Information Technology went down with a -0.23% change.
  • Financials went down with a -0.37% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.39% change.
  • Telecommunication Services went down with a -0.44% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.86% change.

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