Utilities Up as Oil Scare Prompts Defensive Move -- Utilities Roundup

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Shares of power-plant operators rose slightly as traders rotated into defensive areas in light of a rout in energy prices. U.K. energy regulator Ofgem announced plans Tuesday to lower the payment that some small electricity generators receive for producing electricity at peak times.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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June 20, 2017 16:39 ET (20:39 GMT)