Apr 26, 5:57 a.m., New York
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Nasdaq Composite Index XC0009694271

Biotech Stocks Showing Strong Move To The Upside

03/20/17

WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Most of the major sectors are showing only modest moves during trading on Monday, although substantial strength is visible among biotechnology stocks.

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Reflecting the strength in the biotechnology sector, the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index has surged up by 1.7 percent.

Within the biotech sector, Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) is posting a standout gain after announcing positive results from a study of its new opioid pain medication.

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