Wednesday's ETF Movers: XBI, ECON

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In trading on Wednesday, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF ( XBI ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 8.8% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Ionis Pharmaceuticals ( IONS ), up about 24.9% and shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals ( ARIA ), up about 18.4% on the day.

And underperforming other ETFs today is the EGShares Dow Jones Emerging Markets Consumer Titans 30 ETF ( ECON ), down about 3.6% in Wednesday afternoon trading. Among components of that ETF with the weakest showing on Wednesday were shares of Ctrip.com International ( CTRP ), lower by about 2.7%, and shares of BRF Brasil Foods (BRFS), lower by about 2.5% on the day.

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This article appears in: Investing
Referenced Symbols: XBI , IONS , ECON , CTRP

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