Market Sectors Split, 0.73% Drop for Materials While Information Technology Rise 1.37%

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Bulldozer - source: FreeImages.com/Henrique Lopes
Bulldozer - source: FreeImages.com/Henrique Lopes

The market sectors were mixed today with a majority of the sectors trending up. Information Technology saw the biggest increase of the day (1.37%), while Materials saw the biggest drop (0.73%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 14%. The biggest loss this year has been the Telecommunication Services sector falling 9.98%.

Information Technology saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -4.12%, as it went up 1.37%. Real Estate and Industrials both saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Real Estate with a drop of 0.52%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Information Technology went up with a 1.37% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 1.09% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.63% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 0.52% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.29% change.
  • Telecommunication Services went up with a 0.18% change.
  • Financials went up with a 0.05% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -0.16% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -0.52% change.
  • Energy went down with a -0.52% change.
  • Materials went down with a -0.73% change.

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