The US stock exchange Nasdaq ends the session higher at 1.39%
At market close, the Nasdaq-100 rises by 1.39% to 15448.12 points.
The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 146.51 billion dollars. 631.42 million shares changed hands. 81 stocks finished in the green and 19 were down.
The best performance of the day was attributed to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals with 6.04% to 625.19 dollars. In second place on the podium, Align Technology closed the session at 631.8 dollars, up 4.54%, followed by KLA at 355.34 dollars (4.34%).
At the bottom of the pack is eBay. The stock ends the trading day down -6.76% to 72.41 dollars. O’Reilly Automotive and Okta are also lagging behind.
Several stocks (Activision Blizzard, Align Technology, Amazon, Atlassian, Check Point Software, Cognizant, eBay, Facebook, Fiserv, KLA, Lam Research, O’Reilly Automotive, Okta, PayPal, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Ross Stores, Texas Instruments, Trip.com, VeriSign et Xilinx) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.