More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.8%, the Nasdaq declined 0.7% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 8.2% today.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 8.6% today.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 8.8% today.
- Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 6.6% today and up 26.8% in the last month.
- Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 6.2% today and up 28.6% in the last month.
- Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 5.9% today.
- Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 5.5% today.
- Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 5.9% today.
- Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 5.6% today.
- New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 4.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 5.5% today.
- Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 4.8% today.
- H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): FUL stock is down 2.9% today.
- Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 2.8% today.
- Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 1.6% today.
- Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 2.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 2.4% today.
- Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is down 2.4% today.
- Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is down 1.4% today.
- DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is down 1.9% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.