NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Though it was a mixed month on the stock market for firms in the genomic tools and molecular diagnostics industries, Nanosphere and Cepheid managed significant gains, while Complete Genomics continued to struggle.

Overall, the GenomeWeb Daily News Index climbed 2 percent for the month of June, bouncing back from a more than 3 percent decline in May. Seventeen of the 30 firms in the Index saw their shares rise for the month.

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