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Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
FM 10.45 +3.26% 5,130
R 0.52 +0.00% 4,133
IMG 1.99 +5.29% 2,557
Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
LEG 2.40 --1.64% 2,189
SGY 2.37 --3.27% 1,485
SPE 2.59 --1.15% 1,189
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AEZS 0.18 +0.00% 2,491
FOLD 17.83 +3.72% 1,821
SNSS 1.37 --1.79% 1,419
Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
NETE 0.49 +32.43% 5,657
VDSI 18.51 --9.22% 3,341
GPS 0.95 +4.40% 2,444

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Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
NVR 0.03 +150.00% 68
SAU 0.13 +31.58% 283
LAC 0.38 +26.67% 505
Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
CWC 0.25 +25.64% 75
EGD 0.66 +24.53% 85
MTE 0.44 +20.55% 246
Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
OGEN 3.20 +22.14% 806
TEAR 2.79 +12.05% 464
LFVN 0.64 +9.52% 827
Symbol Closing Price Change% Vol(k)
NETE 0.49 +32.43% 5,657
PTK 1.24 +15.89% 580
DWCH 5.36 +13.32% 192

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