Materials sector

9198.971
CHANGE
+8.098 (0.09%)
20 minute delayed prices during trading hours
VOLUME
173.9M
DAY'S HIGH
9254.1
DAY'S LOW
9172.9
Materials COMPARED TO..

Materials Movement

52-week low
8198.8
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9983
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