The BCW Index dropped 2.8 percent for the week ended Tuesday, mirroring a decline in the market. The Dow Jones finished the tracking period down 2.7 percent, while the Nasdaq fell 4.2 percent, and the Nasdaq Biotech Index dropped 3.8 percent.

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