Utilities Bolstered by Flight-to-Safety -- Utilities Roundup

Shares of utilities managed to squeeze out slight gains despite the broader market selloff as investors sought safety in a sector regarded as the stock market's proxy for bonds.

Edison International slipped after UBS analysts cut their rating on the California utility.

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

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May 17, 2017 17:40 ET (21:40 GMT)