Equity markets end higher; Dow Jones Industrial Average Index Gains 1.98% By Investing.com

© Reuters. United States: Equity markets end higher; the Dow Jones Industrial Average index gains 1.98%

Investing.com – United States: Equity markets ended the session higher on Monday; the growth of the , , and sectors contributed to this increase.

At the close in NYSE, the index gained 1.98%, while the index was up 1.86%, and the index was up 1.59%.

The best performance of the session for the index is to be credited to the title JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:) up 6.19% or 7.26 points for a closing price of 124.60. In second position, we find Visa Inc. Class A (NYSE:) which gained 4.29% or 8.53 points for a close at 207.56. The title Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) completes this top three with an increase of 4.01% or 5.52 points for an end of session at 143.11.

Dow Inc (NYSE:) signs the worst performance of the session, losing 0.91% or 0.62 points for a closing price of 67.49. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) drops 0.40% or 1.16 points and ends at 286.03. For its part, Honeywell International Inc (NASDAQ:) dropped 0.09% or 0.17 points for a closing price of 189.58.

The best performances of the S&P 500 index go to Ross Stores Inc (NASDAQ:) which gains 9.57% for a price of 78.75, Deere & Company (NYSE:) up 7.04% to 335.36 and Schlumberger NV (NYSE:) which gains 6.54 % for a closing price at 43.81.

The worst performers were Gap Inc (NYSE:) down 5.49% to close at 10.33, Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:) which lost 4.13% to 183.51 and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:), down 3.71% to 48.25 at the close.

The best performances of the NASDAQ Composite index go to Catalyst Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which wins 234.21% for a price of 1.27, GeoVax Labs Inc (NASDAQ:) up 66.91% to 2 ,32 and Lixiang Education Holding Co Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 58.00% for a closing price at 3.16.

The worst performers were Nymox Pharmaceutical Corp (NASDAQ:) down 63.85% to 0.46 at the close, Inotiv Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 28.31% to 13.14 and Molecular Data Inc. (NASDAQ:), down 22.40% to close at 0.88.

Rising stocks outnumbered falling stocks on the New York Stock Exchange by 2,245 values ​​at 903 and 137 flat; on the NASDAQ, 2211 values ​​recorded an increase and 1553 recorded a decrease, 235 remained unchanged.

Gap Inc (NYSE:) shares fell to a 52-week low, after dropping 5.49% or 0.60 points to a price of 10.33. Nymox Pharmaceutical Corp (NASDAQ:) shares fell to a new low, after dropping 63.85% or 0.80 points to a price of 0.46. Molecular Data Inc (NASDAQ:) shares fell to an all-time low, after falling 22.40% or 0.25 points to a price of 0.88.

The index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options, fell 3.23% to 28.48.

On the other hand, gold for June delivery gained 0.52% or 9.66 points to $1.00 per troy ounce. Regarding other commodities, crude oil for delivery in July rose by 0.41% or 0.45 points for a price of $110.73 a barrel, while Brent for delivery in August gained 0.95% or 1.05 points for a price of $111.04 a barrel.

The EUR/USD pair rose 1.20% to 1.07, while the USD/JPY pair gained 0.06% to 127.93.

The US Dollar Index fell 1.03% to 102.11.

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