Genetic Technologies shares rise 30 percent in heavy trading

February 13, 2015 11:04 PM

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(Reuters) - Genetic Technologies Ltd's (GENE.O) (GTG.AX) U.S.-listed shares closed up 30 percent on Friday, capping a two-and-a-half week spate of heavy trading during which its market valuation increased by 533 percent.

U.S. shares in the Australian genetic testing company closed at $8.04 on Friday on no apparent news during the day. They rose as much as 54.6 percent earlier in the session to touch a nearly 12-month high of $9.49 per share.

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