The Nasdaq Index closes the session up moderately at 0.29%

At market close, the flagship index of the US technology exchange rises by 0.29% to 14261.5 points.

The trading session was moderately active with a trading volume of 129.43 billion dollars. 742.55 million shares were traded. 60 stocks finished in the green and 39 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to NetEase with 6.82% to 95.81 dollars. In second place on the podium, Baidu closed the session at 140.97 dollars, up 6.55%, followed by Pinduoduo at 42.65 dollars (6.33%).

At the bottom of the pack is CSX. The share ends the trading session down -5.18% to 35.51 dollars. QUALCOMM and Applied Materials are also lagging behind.

Several stocks (QUALCOMM, Vertex Pharmaceuticals et Walgreens Boots Alliance) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.