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Utilities Up As Prolonged Interest-Rate Weakness Seen -- Utilities Roundup

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05/22/2020 | 05:27pm EDT

Shares of power producers rose as investors rotated into a sector that usually fares well during prolonged periods of low interest rates.

The SPDR Select Sector Utilities exchange-traded fund, which tracks the utilities sector of the Standard & Poor's 500, has cut its losses for the year to date to around 10%, before accounting for a hefty dividend.

 Write to Rob Curran at rob.curran@dowjones.com 

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