Utilities Up on Defensive Bias -- Utilities Roundup

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Shares of utilities rose as investors rotated into defensive sectors.

Hurricane Irma left hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans without power and is likely to cause outages in southern Florida if it makes landfall there, as forecast, this weekend.

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

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September 08, 2017 17:09 ET (21:09 GMT)