The US stock exchange Nasdaq closes the session up moderately at 0.34%

At market close, the Nasdaq-100 rises by 0.34% to 15649.6 points.

The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 151.34 billion dollars. 602.36 million shares were traded. 70 stocks finished in the green and 29 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to Moderna with 3.4% to 348.64 dollars. In second place on the podium, Cisco Systems closed the session at 57.62 dollars, up 2.71%, followed by Microchip Technology at 78.78 dollars (2.44%).

At the bottom of the pack is Incyte. The share ends the trading session down -8.46% to 63.48 dollars. IDEXX Laboratories and Baidu are also lagging behind.

Several stocks (Amgen, ANSYS, Biogen, Check Point Software, Cisco Systems, Dexcom, Dollar Tree, Fiserv, Gilead Sciences, IDEXX Laboratories, Incyte, NXP Semiconductors, O’Reilly Automotive, Starbucks, Tesla, Vertex Pharmaceuticals et Xilinx) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.