By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The GenomeWeb Daily News Index was nearly flat from the end of December to the end of January, as biotech stocks in general did not benefit from the modest rise in the broader market.

Overall, the Index was up less than 1 percent, even with the small gain for the Nasdaq Biotech Index for the month, but trailing the Nasdaq, which was up around 2 percent, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which increased nearly three percent in January.

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