NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The GenomeWeb Index rose nearly 6 percent in April, as companies have begun to report their first quarter earnings and set the tone for the year with their 2017 guidance.

The GenomeWeb Index vastly outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq, and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, which gained 1 percent, 2 percent, and nearly 2 percent, respectively.

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