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The S&P 500 energy sector touched its highest level since 2014 on Monday as shares of oil and gas companies surged on the heels of rising commodities prices. For the year the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund, which tracks the space, is now outperforming the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund by 60 percentage points, according to Bespoke.
Energy is also the top-performing sector over the last year, gaining almost 70%. The jump is a reversal in leadership, after tech stocks outperformed for years as investors fled traditional energy stocks with oil prices depressed and ESG concerns growing.
Here are the names boosting energy's performance this year, as well as the biggest tech drags.