Shares in Illumina closed down 7.5 percent for the week ended Tuesday, due mostly to a jury’s finding earlier this week that the firm had infringed five Affymetrix patents (see related article). The company led all decliners in a down week for the BCW Index and US stocks, in general, which dropped sharply on Tuesday.

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