Shares of utilities were higher.
Duke Energy said it was abandoning plans to develop a nuclear power plant in South Carolina, in the latest blow to the U.S. nuclear industry. The company had planned to build two reactors designed by Westinghouse Electric near Gaffney, S.C.
-By Rob Curran, firstname.lastname@example.org
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 25, 2017 17:28 ET (21:28 GMT)