NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Shares of NanoString Technologies climbed 40 percent in November to lead all gainers in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index.

NanoString was one of 15 firms to see their stocks gain value for the month, while the other 14 firms in the Index saw a decline. Agilent Technologies suffered the steepest drop, closing down 23 percent for the month.

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