Notable ETF Movers of the Day 12/10: (IBB) (FXI) Higher; (DBA) Lower

December 10, 2012 12:52 PM EST

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology (Nasdaq: IBB) gained 1.5 percent to 138.9 with broad strength across the sector. VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) was among the winners, gaining 4 percent on news sales of its weight loss drug, Qsymia , rose over the Thanksgiving holiday.

iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund (NYSE: FXI) gained 1.5 percent to 139. China released a slew of economic data over the weekend, including November CPI, industrial production data, and retails sales figures. On the whole, investors see improvements in China’s weakened economy.


PowerShares DB Agriculture (NYSE: DBA) declined 1 percent to 28.50. Corn and wheat futures traded lower on Monday, shedding 1 and 1.2 percent respectively. However, the biggest loser in commodities today was coffee, with prices declining 4 percent. Sugar and cocoa prices were also lower.

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