Utilities Up on Defensive Bias -- Utilities Roundup

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Shares of utilities rose as investors rotated into defensive sectors.

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Hurricane Irma left hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans without power and is likely to cause outages in southern Florida if it makes landfall there, as forecast, this weekend.

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

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September 08, 2017 17:09 ET (21:09 GMT)