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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 3,233.55 up 27.49 points

Monday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 3,233.55. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.6 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.08 to 1 ratio. There were 1277 advancers and 1178 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 41 stocks reached a 52 week high and 15 those reaching lows totaled. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on the Most Active Stocks page.

The NASDAQ 100 index closed up 1.06% for the day; a total of 29.61 points. The current value is 2,810.07. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated ( VRTX ) had the largest percent change down (-3.82%) while Biogen Idec Inc. ( BIIB ) had the largest percent change gain rising 5.87%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .14% for the day; a total of 19.66 points. The current value is 14,567.17. General Electric Company ( GE ) had the largest percent change down (-1.84%) while Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) had the largest percent change gain rising 3.58%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 4/22/2013 4:44:01 PM

BILLIONS OF 1.6 NASDAQ SHARES TRADED TODAY 41 STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH 15 THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALEDBiogen Idec Inc.[BIIB]TOPS ADVANCERS LISTOF NASDAQ 100 % 5.87 INDEXBIIB ROSE

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