Utilities Higher As Treasury Rates Decline - Utilities Roundup

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Shares of power-plant operators rose as Treasury rates declined. Treasurys compete with utilities for the dollars of fixed-income investors, who prefer utility stocks when Treasury rates are meager. China General Nuclear Power Group's second-quarter power generation picked up markedly from the first quarter, thanks, in part, to a new facility going into action.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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July 17, 2017 16:52 ET (20:52 GMT)