Utilities Advance -- Utilities Roundup

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Shares of utilities were higher.

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The sector, often regarded as a proxy for the bond market, had recently been under pressure as investors increasingly priced in the likelihood of a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase next month.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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May 24, 2017 17:22 ET (21:22 GMT)