Shares in Millipore and Molecular Devices were the two leading decliners in the BCW Index for the week ended Tuesday, falling 7.4 percent and 5.4 percent, respectively. Millipore’s shares fell after the firm’s investor analyst day, during which it acknowledged some difficulties with its Upstate unit. Agilent led gainers for the week with a 4.7-percent rise.

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