The Nasdaq Index ends the session higher at 1.39%
At market close, the Nasdaq-100 rises by 1.39% to 15871.26 points.
The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 121.14 billion dollars. 512.07 million shares were traded. 79 stocks finished in the green and 20 were down.
The best performance of the day was attributed to Advanced Micro Devices with 5.62% to 154.36 dollars. In second place on the podium, Applied Materials closed the session at 162.72 dollars, up 4.65%, followed by KLA at 440.17 dollars (4.61%).
At the bottom of the pack is Peloton Interactive. The share ends the trading day down -4.87% to 36.71 dollars. Zoom and Fiserv are also lagging behind.
Biogen shares recorded significant trading volumes, one-third higher than its daily average.