In trading on Wednesday, the SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.8% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Hecla Mining ( HL ), up about 5% and shares of AK Steel Holding ( AKS ), up about 4.4% on the day.
And underperforming other ETFs today is the Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF ( XLRE ), down about 1.7% in Wednesday afternoon trading. Among components of that ETF with the weakest showing on Wednesday were shares of Crown Castle International ( CCI ), lower by about 3%, and shares of Equinix (EQIX), lower by about 2.8% on the day.
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