In trading on Wednesday, the PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio ETF ( PJP ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.8% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Akorn ( AKRX ), up about 5.7% and shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals ( LGND ), up about 4% on the day.
And underperforming other ETFs today is the Junior Gold Miners ETF ( GDXJ ), off about 2% in Wednesday afternoon trading. Among components of that ETF with the weakest showing on Wednesday were shares of Endeavour Mining (EDV.CA), lower by about 6.2%, and shares of Rubicon Minerals ( RBY ), lower by about 4.5% on the day.
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