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HMY leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday


Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street so far on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%, the Nasdaq was down 0.7% and the S&P 500 declined 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.6% today and up 26.0% in the last month.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 1.3% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is down 1.3% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.

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