The Nasdaq Index closes the session higher at 1.9%

At market close, the Nasdaq-100 rises by 1.9% to 14532.55 points.

The trading session was moderately active with a trading volume of 136.58 billion dollars. 685.82 million shares changed hands. 77 stocks finished in the green and 22 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to Pinduoduo with 15.59% to 49.3 dollars. In second place on the podium, Baidu closed the session at 153.8 dollars, up 9.1%, followed by Okta at 160.42 dollars (7.82%).

At the bottom of the pack is Starbucks. The share ends the trading session down -3.72% to 88.09 dollars. Moderna and Dexcom are also lagging behind.

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