The Nasdaq Index closes the session higher at 1.41%
At market close, the Nasdaq-100 rises by 1.41% to 15153.45 points.
The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 142.45 billion dollars. 702.18 million shares changed hands. 84 stocks finished in the green and 16 were down.
The best performance of the day was attributed to Illumina with 16.98% to 423.8 dollars. In second place on the podium, MercadoLibre closed the session at 1166.07 dollars, up 10.71%, followed by JD.com at 76.76 dollars (10.29%).
At the bottom of the pack is Moderna. The share ends the trading day down -5.27% to 221.39 dollars. Exelon and Starbucks are also lagging behind.
Several stocks (Advanced Micro Devices, Align Technology, ASML Holding, Dexcom, Exelon, IDEXX Laboratories, Illumina, JD.com, Keurig Dr Pepper, MercadoLibre, Starbucks, T-Mobile et Workday) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.