The iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (KXI) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 248,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 59,000. Shares of KXI were up about 0.2% on the day.
Components of that ETF with the highest volume on Thursday were Ambev (ABEV), trading up about 2.5% with over 4.9 million shares changing hands so far this session, and Procter & Gamble (PG), up about 1.8% on volume of over 2.1 million shares. Conagra Brands (CAG) is lagging other components of the iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF Thursday, trading lower by about 3%.
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