Commodity Market News: SolarCity stars in scorching solar sector as tax break saved

Commodity Market News

Several solar-energy stocks scored double-digit gains Wednesday after Congress neared an extension for a key tax credit for renewable energy.
Shares of SolarCity Corp. SCTY, +34.06%  rose 34% in the session, the largest daily gain in the company’s history, to the highest closing price since early August. Shares of SunEdison Inc. SUNE, +25.45%  rose 25%, while shares of First Solar Inc. FSLR, +9.68%  gained nearly 10%, the biggest one-day increase since early November. Shares of SunRun Inc. RUN, +22.55%  were up 23%, their best showing since late August.

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