Sector Update: Health Care

Last Updated: Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:35 PM | MT Newswires

Health care stocks were finishing near their Thursday session highs this afternoon, with the NYSE Health Care Index rising 1.5% while the SPDR Health Care Select Sector ETF was up 1.7%.

The Nasdaq Biotechnology index was also climbing 1.8%.

In company news, Novan (NOVN) was 1.7% higher shortly before the closing bell, easing from a more than 12% gain that followed the company presenting preclinical data showing its berdazimer sodium therapy for COVID-19 can prevent the disease's progression into the lungs and limit its severity.

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