Shares of power-plant operators rose as traders positioned themselves for continued economic growth and a gradual increase of interest rates. Roughly 65% of Floridians were without power Monday midday as Irma continued to the northern reaches of the state. Customers of Florida Power & Light, a unit of NextEra Energy and the state's largest investor-owned utility, were the most affected by outages. Millions residents were without power, and utility representatives warned more outages were possible.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 11, 2017 17:02 ET (21:02 GMT)