At the close in New York, the Dow Jones gained 1.08%, the S&P 500 climbed 1.63% and the NASDAQ Composite rose 2.15%.
In the leaders of growth among the components of the Dow Jones at the end of today's trading were shares of Cisco Systems Inc, which rose in price by 2.16 points (3.74%), to close at 59.93. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated rose 3.11% or 14.92 points to end at 494.38. Apple Inc rose 2.85% or 4.97 points to end at 179.30.
The biggest losers were Nike Inc, which fell 0.91% or 1.50 points to end the session at 163.90. JPMorgan Chase & Co is up 0.75% or 1.19 points to end at 157.94, while Chevron Corp is down 0.57% or 0.66 points to 115. , 56.
Eli Lilly and Company, which gained 10.39% to 275.28, and Advanced Micro Devices Inc, gained 8.04% to close at 146.50, were the top performers among the S&P 500 index components at the end of today's trading. and NVIDIA Corporation, which rose 7.49% to end the session at 304.59.
The biggest decline was led by Nucor Corp, which fell 8.61% to close at 108.22. Medtronic PLC shed 6.04% to end the session at 104.94. Newmont Goldcorp Corp was down 3.45% to 54.23.
The leaders of growth among the components of the NASDAQ Composite index at the end of today's trading were the shares of Theseus Pharmaceuticals Inc, which rose 34.12% to 12.58, CMC Materials Inc, which gained 33.93%, to close at 195.50, and also Biofrontera Inc, which rose 26.36% to end at 6.95.
The biggest losers were ATAI Life Sciences BV, which fell 31.94% to close at 6.82. Pulmatrix Inc shed 31.58% to trade at 0.4851. China Xiangtai Food Co Ltd was down 28.17% to 1.8100.
On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of securities that gained in price (2,151) exceeded the number of securities that closed in the red (1109), while the quotations of 149 shares remained practically unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, 2,462 companies rose in price, 1,332 declined, and 218 remained at the level of the previous close.
Eli Lilly and Company rose to an all-time high, climbing 10.39%, 25.90 points, to close at 275.28. Medtronic PLC shares fell to a 52-week low, down 6.04%, 6.75 points to 104.94. Cisco Systems Inc rose to the all-time high, climbing 3.74%, 2.16 points to trade at 59.93. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated rose to an all-time high, gaining 3.11%, 14.92 points to trade at 494.38. ATAI Life Sciences BV shares fell to historic lows, shedding 31.94%, 3.20 points to end at 6.82. Pulmatrix Inc shares fell to historic lows, down 31.58%, 0.2239 points to trade at 0.4851.
The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the value of S&P 500 options trading, was down 11.88% to trade at 19.29.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.29% or 5.10 to $ 1,777.40 a troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI crude for January delivery rose 1.05%, or 0.74, to $ 71.47 a barrel. Futures contracts for Brent oil for February delivery fell 0.01% or 0.01 to trade at $ 74.31 a barrel.
Meanwhile, on the Forex market, the EUR / USD pair was up 0.09% to hit 1.1295, while the USD / JPY was up 0.00% to hit 114.03.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.25% at 96.293.The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com