By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of GenMark Diagnostics and Myriad Genetics rose more than 20 percent each in October, to lead the 34 stocks that comprise the GenomeWeb Daily News Index.

Overall, the Index gained 5 percent — less than the Nasdaq, which was up 6 percent for October, but outperforming the Nasdaq Biotech Index, which rose nearly 4 percent, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which gained 3 percent.

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