In trading on Thursday, biotechnology shares were relative leaders, down on the day by about 0.1%. Leading the group were shares of Vaxart, up about 18.1% and shares of Novavax up about 15.2% on the day.

Also showing relative strength are precious metals shares, down on the day by about 0.1% as a group, led by Alexco Resource, trading up by about 5.1% and Drdgold Limited, trading up by about 4% on Thursday.

Thursday Sector Leaders: Biotechnology, Precious Metals

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