Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI GFI SSL PKX

NG leads basic materials stocks lower on Tuesday

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 2.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.1%, the Nasdaq spiked 3.0% and the S&P 500 climbed 2.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 6.9% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 6.6% today and up 37.1% in the last month.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 5.9% today.
  • Posco ADR (PKX): PKX stock is up 5.8% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Ltd (BHP): BHP stock is up 5.4% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 4.8% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 5.1% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 4.8% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 4.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 0.9% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 0.3% 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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