Investing.com – United States: equity markets finished the session higher on Wednesday; the progress of the sectors Technology, consumer Goods, and consumer Services has contributed to this increase.
In closing to NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.45%, while the S&P 500 index was up 0.58%, and the NASDAQ Composite index won 1.13 per cent.
The best performance of the session for the Dow Jones Industrial Average is to the credit of the title Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V) up 1.61% or 2,58 points for a closing price of 162,79. In second position we find Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), which is gaining 1,41% or 1.75 points for a closing to 126,02. The title Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) rounds out the top three with an increase of 1.21% is up to 0.49 points for the end of the session to 41,15.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 0.62 per cent or 1.09 points, to a closing price of 174,12. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) gives up to 0.41% or 0.41 points and ends at 99,88. For its part, JPMorgan Chase&Co (NYSE:JPM) loose 0,38% 0,42 points for a closing price of 109,90.
The best performance of the S&P 500 index return to Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) awards in 9.65% for a course of 13,29, Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR), up to 5.24% 77,50 and Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGLE) and win 4,08% for a closing price at 1.170,80.
The values of the less powerful are Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) lower 11,01% 67,64, in closing, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW), which loses 3,61% 42,74 and Transdigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG), down 3.17% to 452,63 in close.
The best performance of the NASDAQ Composite index return to Global Eagle Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:ENT), which won 60,84% for a course of 1,270, PDS Biotechnology Corp (NASDAQ:PDSB) up 41,37% to 8,6800 and Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELTK) who wins 26,21% for a closing price at 1,666.
The values of the less powerful are ImmunoGen Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) declined 32,06% to 2.14 in closing, Sunworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW), which loses 31,51% to 0,8630, and Electrocore LLC (NASDAQ:ECOR), down 29,64% to 3.75 in close.
The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the New York stock Exchange by 1919 values, 1050 and 124 stable; on the NASDAQ, 1502 values have recorded a rise and 1164 have recorded a decline, 83 remained unchanged.
The securities ImmunoGen Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after a drop of 32,06% or 1.01 points for a course of 2.14. The securities Electrocore LLC (NASDAQ:ECOR) have decreased, and reached a historic low, after a decline of 29,64% or 1.58 points, to a current of 3.75.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P 500 index, has lost 8,97% up to 16.44.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in June gained 0,07% 0.90 points, to $1.297,20 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in June rose by 0.55 percent or 0,34 points to a course of $62,12 barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in July gained more than 0.03% or 0.02 points for a $71,94 per barrel.
The pair EUR/USD has recorded an increase of 0.04% to 1,1205, while the pair USD/JPY was down 0.01% to 109,56.