Materials sector

10433.4
CHANGE
-6.669 (-0.06%)
20 minute delayed prices during trading hours
VOLUME
217.7M
DAY'S HIGH
10440.1
DAY'S LOW
10366
Materials COMPARED TO..

Materials Movement

52-week low
9450.6
52-week high
10895.8
52-week range
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