The Nasdaq Index closes the session very strongly down at -4.99%

At market close, the flagship index of the US technology exchange is down -4.99% to 12317.69 points.

The trading session was moderately active with a trading volume of 172.97 billion dollars. 1,008.3 million shares changed hands. 2 stocks finished in the green and 97 were down.

The best performance of the day was attributed to Booking Holdings with 3.26% to 2171.91 dollars. In second place on the podium, Charter Communications closed the session at 456.2 dollars, up 1.75%, followed by Xilinx at 4070 dollars (0%).

At the bottom of the pack is Cognizant. The share ends the trading day down -12.75% to 73.6 dollars. EBay and Pinduoduo are also lagging behind.

Several stocks (Advanced Micro Devices, Align Technology, Alphabet, Amazon, ANSYS, Apple, Autodesk, Booking Holdings, Broadcom, Cerner, Charter Communications, Cognizant, Comcast, Costco Wholesale, eBay, Fastenal, Honeywell, IDEXX Laboratories, Illumina, Intel, Intuitive Surgical, Keurig Dr Pepper, KLA, Marriott International, Match Group, MercadoLibre, Microchip Technology, Microsoft, Monster Beverage, NXP Semiconductors, PepsiCo, Skyworks Solutions, Splunk, Starbucks, VeriSign et Verisk Analytics) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.