The Nasdaq Index closes the session down moderately at -0.26%
At the end of the last transactions, the Nasdaq-100 is down -0.26% to 11785.13 points.
The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 119.12 billion dollars. 955.71 million shares changed hands. 60 stocks finished in the green and 40 were down.
The best performance of the day was attributed to Moderna with 5.05% to 138.95 dollars. In second place on the podium, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals closed the session at 600.63 dollars, up 3.37%, followed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals at 290.2 dollars (3%).
At the bottom of the pack is Okta. The stock ends the trading day down -33.7% to 60.6 dollars. NVIDIA and Datadog are also lagging behind.
Several stocks (ANSYS, Applied Materials, ASML Holding, AstraZeneca, Booking Holdings, Broadcom, Cadence Design Systems, Chartermmunications, Copart, Crowdstrike, Datadog, Dexcom, DocuSign, Illumina, KLA, Lululemon Athletica, Marvell Technology, Mondelez International, NVIDIA, Okta, Synopsys et Zoom Videommunications) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.