The Nasdaq Index closes the session very strongly down at -2.14%

At market close, the flagship index of the US technology exchange is down -2.14% to 14255.48 points.

The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 145.19 billion dollars. 677.72 million shares changed hands. 10 stocks finished in the green and 89 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to Xcel Energy with 2.26% to 63.9 dollars. In second place on the podium, American Electric Power closed the session at 83.04 dollars, up 2.04%, followed by Fox at 38.25 dollars (1.51%).

At the bottom of the pack is Okta. The stock ends the trading day down -5.51% to 224.96 dollars. Peloton Interactive and Facebook are also lagging behind.

Several stocks (Adobe, Alphabet, Amazon, ASML Holding, CDW/DE, Cintas, CSX, Exelon, Facebook, Illumina, Keurig Dr Pepper, MercadoLibre, Microchip Technology, Moderna, Monster Beverage, Netflix, O’Reilly Automotive, Paychex, PepsiCo, Seagen, Skyworks Solutions, Tesla, VeriSign, Xcel Energy et Xilinx) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.