Health Care Up as Risk Appetite Helps Biotech -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies rose as traders rotated back into high-risk biotech shares, encouraged by a perceived easing of "political risk."

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Eli Lilly shares rose after an experimental breast cancer drug showed promise in a clinical trial. Shares of Biogen rose ahead of its earnings report later in the week.

(-By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com)

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April 24, 2017 16:21 ET (20:21 GMT)