The Nasdaq Index ends the session very strongly down at -2.18%
At market close, the flagship index of the US technology exchange is down -2.18% to 10476.12 points.
The trading session was not very active with a trading volume of 109.77 billion dollars. 1,049.51 million shares were traded. 5 stocks finished in the green and 95 were down.
The best performance of the day was attributed to Vertex Pharmaceuticals with 1.16% to 293.92 dollars. In second place on the podium, Chartermmunications closed the session at 323.88 dollars, up 0.79%, followed by Kraft Heinz at 40.36 dollars (0.45%).
At the bottom of the pack is Tesla. The share ends the trading day down -8.88% to 125.35 dollars. Atlassian and Lam Research are also lagging behind.
Several stocks (Applied Materials, Automatic Data Processing, KLA, Lam Research, Microchip Technology, Micron Technology, Paychex, QUALCOMM, Tesla et Texas Instruments) recorded large trading volumes, one-third higher than their daily average.