Market Sectors Split, 0.17% Drop for Consumer Staples While Materials Rise 1.21%

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The market sectors were mixed today with a majority of the sectors trending up. Materials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.21%), while Consumer Staples saw the biggest drop (0.17%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 18%. The biggest loss this year has been the Telecommunication Services sector falling 5.70%.

Telecommunication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -0.74%, as it went up 0.64%. Consumer Staples saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of -1.79% trading down 0.17%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Materials went up with a 1.21% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 1.10% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.80% change.
  • Telecommunication Services went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.59% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.45% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 0.44% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.43% change.
  • Financials went up with a 0.30% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.17% change.

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