United States: The equity markets have finished the session down this Friday; the downturn in the sectors Health care, consumer Goods, and basic Materials contributed to this decline.
In closing to NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost 0,16%, while the S&P 500 index was down 0.18%, and the NASDAQ Composite index recorded a decline of 0.10%.
The best performance of the session for the Dow Jones Industrial Average is to the credit of the title Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) increase of 0.91% which is 1.87 points for a closing price of 207,91. In the second position, we find Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) wins 0,79% which equals 0.68 points for a closing 86,88. The title UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) completes the top three with an increase of 0.72% is was 1.77 points for the end of the session to 246,98.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM), sign the worst performance of the session, losing to 1.66%, or 2,90 points for a closing price of 172,08. Merck&Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) gives up 1.47 per cent or 1,28 points and ends at 85,62. For its part, Johnson&Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) loose to 1.12% or 1.59 points, to a closing price of 140,55.
The best performance of the S&P 500 index return for Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE:GIS), which won 5,87% for a course of 17,31, Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) increased from 3.47% to 21.44 and EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) earns 2.66% for a closing price to 15.46.
The values at the bottom are Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) declined 4.60% to 93,60 in closing, IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP), which lost 4.32% to 149,00 and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN), down from 3.58% to 307,00 in close.
The best performance of the NASDAQ Composite index returned to Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB (NASDAQ:OASM) who won 63,41% for a course of 2,010, Ultra Petroleum Corp (NASDAQ:UPL), up 43,45% to 0,265 and Xenetic Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:XBIO) who wins to 39.20% for a closing price at 12,250.
The values of the less powerful are China SXT Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SXTC) down 22,08% to 3,1400 in closing, Ascent Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASCMA), which loses 12,26% 0.93 and Ideal Power Inc (NASDAQ:IPWR), a decrease of 13.04% to 0,350 in close.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the New York stock Exchange by 1518 values in 1476 and 25 stable; on the NASDAQ, 1485 values have recorded a rise and 1148 have recorded a decline, 94 remained unchanged.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P 500 index rose 5.65%, reaching 13.28.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August lost the 1.36% is 19,30 points, to $1.401,60 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.68%, or 0.39 of points for a course of $57,73 the barrel, while the Brent for delivery in September gained to 1.85% 1.17 points for a $64,47 per barrel.
The pair EUR/USD recorded a decrease of 0.52% to 1,1225, while the USD/JPY pair has made 0,63% to 108,47.