The Nasdaq Index closes the session higher at 1.18%

At market close, the flagship index of the US technology exchange rises by 1.18% to 15521.89 points.

The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 132.46 billion dollars. 577.2 million shares changed hands. 75 stocks finished in the green and 25 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to Tesla with 7.49% to 1008.87 dollars. In second place on the podium, Paychex closed the session at 133.41 dollars, up 5.52%, followed by Xilinx at 215 dollars (4.15%).

At the bottom of the pack is Moderna. The share ends the trading session down -6.26% to 251.36 dollars. Peloton Interactive and Zoom are also lagging behind.

Several stocks (Adobe, Atlassian, Cerner, Cintas et Paychex) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.