United States: equity markets finished the session higher on Thursday; the growth sectors Oil and gas, Industries, and Technology has contributed to this increase.
In closing to NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.94 per cent, thus signalling a high of 6 months, while the S&P 500 index has registered a rise of 0.95%, and the NASDAQ Composite index has recorded a rise of 0.80%.
The best performance of the session for the Dow Jones Industrial Average is to the credit of the title United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) up 2.60%, equivalent to 3.29 points for a closing price of 130,05. In the second position, we find Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) wins with 2.34%, equivalent to 3.06 points for a closing to 133,67. The title Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) completes the top three with an increase of 2.28% is 1,28 points to the end of the session at 57,41.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 0.96 in% either 2,39 points for a closing price of 247,80. Merck&Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK), abandons 0,91% or 0,78 points and ends at 84,58. For its part, Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) loose 0,49% or 0.28 points for a closing price of 57,35.
The best performance of the S&P 500 index return to Pacific Gas&Electric Co (NYSE:PCG), which won 14,90% for a course 23,59, Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL increase of 8.22% to 57,01 and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) and win 7,92% for a closing price at 1,975.
The values at the bottom are Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) declined 7.63% to 48,81 in closing, Alaska Air Group Inc (NYSE:ALK) which loses 3,37% at 60,74 and American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL), down 3.19% as of 32,15, in closing.
The best performance of the NASDAQ Composite index return to Stellar Biotechnologies Inc (NASDAQ:EDSA), which won 74,94% for a course of 7,400, Aridis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ARDS), an increase of 47,34% to 10.80 and Arbutus Biopharma Corp (NASDAQ:ABUSE) who wins 37,21% for a closing price at 2,360.
The values of the least-performing Legacy Reserves Inc (NASDAQ:LGCY) declined 32,66% to 0,0532 in closing, Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:PT) which loses for 31.71% to 2.80 and Estre USA Inc Class A (NASDAQ:AETR), a decrease of 27,88% to 1.19 at the closing.
The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the New York stock Exchange by 2187 values 843 and 16 stable; on the NASDAQ, 1450 values have recorded a rise and 1202 have seen a decrease, 106 remained unchanged.
The securities Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) increased and reached a historical high, thanks to an increase of 8.22% is a 4.33 points for a course of 57,01. Securities Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) have risen and hit a high , after being granted 2,28%, or 1,28 points for a course 57,41. The securities Legacy Reserves Inc (NASDAQ:LGCY) decreased and reached a historic low, having dropped 32,66%, or 0,0258 points for a course of 0,0532. The securities Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:PT) decreased, and reached a record low, after falling for 31.71% 1.30 points for a course of 2.80.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P 500 index rose 2.93% up to 14.75.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August gained 3,22% is 43,40 points, to $1.392,20 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August rose 5.87%, or 3.17 in points for a $57.14 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August gained 0.12 per cent representing 0.08 points for a $64,59 the barrel.
The pair EUR/USD recorded a decline of 0.00% to 1,1291, while the USD/JPY pair decreased from 0.00% to 107,28.