The US stock exchange Nasdaq closes the session up moderately at 0.59%

At market close, the flagship index of the US technology exchange rises by 0.59% to 14893.75 points.

The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 145.51 billion dollars. 717.45 million shares changed hands. 52 stocks finished in the green and 47 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to Lam Research with 6.27% to 729.82 dollars. In second place on the podium, Applied Materials closed the session at 167 dollars, up 6.25%, followed by Check Point Software at 126.14 dollars (5.67%).

At the bottom of the pack is Monster Beverage. The stock ends the trading day down -4.73% to 89.91 dollars. Sirius XM and Costco Wholesale are also lagging behind.

Several stocks (ANSYS, Applied Materials, ASML Holding, Atlassian, Check Point Software, Costco Wholesale, Dollar Tree, Keurig Dr Pepper, Lam Research, Monster Beverage, Netflix, Ross Stores, Sirius XM, Starbucks, VeriSign et Verisk Analytics) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.