The Nasdaq Index ends the session up moderately at 0.59%

At the end of the last transactions, 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 148.22 billion dollars. 736.57 million shares were traded. 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 session down -4.73% to 89.91 dollars. Sirius XM and Costco Wholesale are also lagging behind.

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