Scrip's stock tracker - April 2009
This article was originally published in Scrip
The Scrip Stock Tracker for March ended with speculation as to the capital market impact of the G20 summit, and with a farewell to Genentech as a stand-alone company. April turned out to be an excellent month for the capital markets, with the emergence of a swine flu pandemic and concerns over the US government’s stress tests for the banks doing little to dent the feeling of optimism. With both the capital markets and economic indicators seeming to suggest that the worst may be over, it seems that the "green shoots" of recovery arrived as the outside world burst into spring. Independent healthcare consultant Emma Palmer Foster of EJ Palmer Consulting reviews the market performance of the sector's leading companies.
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