Shares of Third Wave Technologies rose 8.4 percent for the five-day trading period ended Tuesday. The firm’s stock is up 17.7 percent since announcing on Dec. 5 that it had received the CE Mark for its HPV molecular diagnostic test, allowing it to sell the test throughout the European Union.
Qiagen led decliners for the week with a drop of 5.9 percent. Overall, 16 of the 21 stocks in the BCW Index lost value during the tracking period, and the Index closed down 1.1 percent.

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