The Nasdaq Index closes the session up moderately at 0.41%
At market close, the Nasdaq-100 rises by 0.41% to 12720.58 points.
The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 118.54 billion dollars. 818.43 million shares changed hands. 64 stocks finished in the green and 36 were down.
The best performance of the day was attributed to MercadoLibre with 16.16% to 1034.83 dollars. In second place on the podium, Advanced Micro Devices closed the session at 103.91 dollars, up 5.93%, followed by Match Group at 66.53 dollars (5.2%).
At the bottom of the pack is Fortinet. The stock ends the trading session down -16.33% to 52.61 dollars. Lucid Group and Palo Alto Networks are also lagging behind.
Several stocks (Advanced Micro Devices, ANSYS, Booking Holdings, Crowdstrike, Datadog, eBay, Fortinet, Intel, Lucid Group, Match Group, MercadoLibre, Moderna, Palo Alto Networks et Skyworks Solutions) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.