Defensive oriented sectors lag peers
3/21/23 11:35 AM ET (Briefing.com)Print
The main indices are slowing climbing off their early lows. Most of the S&P 500 sectors have maintained a positive position today. Energy (+2.8%), financials (+2.6%), and consumer discretionary (+2.0%) are leading the pack by a decent margin while the defensive-oriented utilities (-1.5%) and consumer staples (-0.2%) have fallen to the bottom of the pack. The CBOE Volatility Index is down 9.4% or 2.27 to 21.88.