Investing.com – United States: The equity markets have finished the session lower on Thursday; the downturn in the sectors Oil and gas, basic Materials, and Technology has contributed to this decrease.
In closing to NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.11%, while the S&P 500 index recorded a decline of 1.19%, and the NASDAQ Composite index recorded a decline of 1.58%.
The best performance of the session for the Dow Jones Industrial Average is to the credit of the title to the Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) up 1.64% 3,09 points for a closing price of 192,00. In the second position, we find Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which won the 1.20% 0.53 points to close at 44,53. The title Johnson&Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) completes the top three with an increase of 0.74% to 1.03 points for the end of the session to 139,79.
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) signs the worst performance of the session, losing 3.66% of either 4,96 points for a closing price of 130,45. Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) gives up to 2.99% or 1.50 points and ends at 48,71. For its part, the International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) loose 2,90% 3,96 points for a closing price of 132,39.
The best performance of the S&P 500 index return on L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) has secured 12,84% for a course 24,26, Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) up 3.24% 91,64 and Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), which is gaining 2.37 percent for a closing price at 79,40.
The values of the least-performing NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) down 8,11% 61,66 in closing, Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES), which loses 7,93% at 59,01 and Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN), down: 7.30% 27,17 in close.
The best performance of the NASDAQ Composite index to return to the Urban Tea Inc (NASDAQ:MYT) has secured 30,77% for a course of 2,3800, Trans World Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ:TWMC), an increase of 21,36% to 0.401 and ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CTRV) who wins 16,96% for a closing price at 0,1310.
The values of the least-performing Obalon Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:OBLN) down 47,69% to 0.68 at the closing, Organovo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ONVO) who loses 39,46% 0,545 and Proteon Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:PRTO), down 33,27% to 0.42 at the closing.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the New York stock Exchange by 2321 values at 659 and 94 stable; on the NASDAQ, 2117 values have decreased, and 539 rose, 94 remained unchanged.
The securities Organovo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ONVO) decreased and reached a historic low, after releasing 39,46% 0,355 points for a course of 0,545.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P 500 index, increased by 14,71% up to 16.92.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in June gained 0.69 per cent or 8,75 points, to $1.282,95 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in July declined from 5.29%, or 3.25 percentage points for a $58,17 the barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in July gained 0,01% 0,01 points for a $67,95 barrel.
The pair EUR/USD has recorded an increase of 0.04% to 1,1184, while the USD/JPY pair has taken 0.00% to 109,59.