Shares of utilities rose after July meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve bolstered hopes the central bank might hold off on its next interest-rate increase until next year. Utilities, regarded as the stock market's proxy for bonds, often move in tandem with the government bond market.
-By Rob Curran, firstname.lastname@example.org
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 16, 2017 17:35 ET (21:35 GMT)