NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Fluidigm rose nearly 44 percent during October, pacing the gainers in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index for the month, while Sequenom saw the biggest month-over-month drop at 28 percent.

Overall, the GWDN Index was up a little more than 3 percent, mostly on par with the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 3 percent in October, while the Nasdaq Composite was up 4 percent. The Nasdaq Biotech Index was down 2 percent in the month, however.

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