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Wednesday Sector Laggards: Drugs, Biotechnology Stocks

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In trading on Wednesday, drugs shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 3.7%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Diffusion Pharmaceuticals ( DFFN ), down about 35.3% and shares of Endo International ( ENDP ) off about 9.7% on the day.

Also lagging the market Wednesday are biotechnology shares, down on the day by about 3.1% as a group, led down by Alnylam Pharmaceuticals ( ALNY ), trading lower by about 9.4% and Achillion Pharmaceuticals ( ACHN ), trading lower by about 8.7%.

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