While the Zacks Oil- Energy sector has lagged the S&P 500 index in the year-to-date period (the sector has lost 14.9% of its value versus the 8.6% growth of the broader index ), Russ Koesterich, one of the portfolio managers of BlackRock's biggest mutual.
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While the Zacks Oil-Energy sector has lagged the S&P 500 index in the year-to-date period (the sector ... one of the portfolio managers of BlackRock’s biggest mutual fund, believes that the underperformance of energy stocks creates investing opportunities.
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Yet European stock markets continued to trail the rest of the world, with the MSCI Europe index delivering an average annual return of 8.9 per cent over the last five years, well behind the 11.7 per cent on the MSCI World index . However, over the last.
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The S&P 500 energy sector is down nearly 18 percent this year, while the broader index , excluding energy , is up 11 percent. Yet Koesterich said the fund's managers see opportunity in midstream, refining, exploration and production companies in the.