Utilities Edge Down Amid Mixed Outlook for Sector -- Utilities Roundup

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Shares of utilities ticked down on a mixed growth outlook for the sector.

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Analysts at Morgan Stanley forecast an active second half of the year for merchant power production shares. "Strategic action remains a key focus across the group, with several companies exploring potential transactions or structural changes," they wrote in a note to clients.

-By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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July 13, 2017 17:37 ET (21:37 GMT)