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Top Performing Industries For April 8, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.75 percent to 17,673.14, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.79 percent to 2,058.09 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 0.74 percent to 4,884.14.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Synthetics: This industry gained 3.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL), which rose 4 percent. Axiall shares have declined 53.71 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 2.86 percent in the same period.

Foreign Utilities: This industry rose 3.3 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was CPFL Energia S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: CPL), which gained 4.4 percent. CPFL Energia shares have tumbled 23.06 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 2.86 percent in the same period.

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: The industry gained 2.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was SunCoke Energy Inc (NYSE: SXC), which gained 5.8 percent. SunCoke Energy is expected to release its Q1 financial results on April 27, 2016.

Long Distance Carriers: This industry moved up 2.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was General Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCMA), which rose 3.6 percent.

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