FTSE350 sector update

by Malcolm Pryor on 04/03/2012
As the overall market tests 2011 highs there are 9 (out of 38) sectors which are both in an up trend and out performing the overall market by 5% or more over the last 3 months: Beverages; Electronic & Electrical Equipment; Fixed Line Telecommunications; Forestry & Paper; General Industrials; Industrial Engineering; Industrial Transportation; Oil Equipment Services & Distribution; Support Services.


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