In trading on Friday, the SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.2% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Century Aluminum ( CENX ), up about 6.6% and shares of AK Steel Holding ( AKS ), up about 6.2% on the day.
And underperforming other ETFs today is the iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT ), off about 0.9% in Friday afternoon trading. Among components of that ETF with the weakest showing on Friday were shares of Citizens Financial Group ( CFG ), lower by about 2.5%, and shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), lower by about 1.8% on the day.