NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Shares of Foundation Medicine and Enzo Biochem each rose around 30 percent month over month in March, leading the GenomeWeb Index to a gain of around 2 percent.

The GW Index, which includes 26 firms in the omics tools and molecular diagnostics industries, outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which was down nearly 1 percent; the Nasdaq Composite, which was up a little more than 1 percent; and the Nasdaq Biotech Index, which finished March down 1 percent. Overall, 18 of the 26 stocks tracked in the GW Index made positive gains in the month.

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