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Forex Analysis & Reviews: US stock market closes higher, Dow Jones gains 1.63%
time 11.08.2022 05:43 AM
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At the close of the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones rose 1.63% to a 3-month high, the S&P 500 rose 2.13% and the NASDAQ Composite rose 2.89%.

The leading performer among the components of the Dow Jones index today was Walt Disney Company, which gained 4.30 points or 3.98% to close at 112.43. Salesforce.com Inc rose 6.37 points or 3.50% to close at 188.61. Goldman Sachs Group Inc rose 11.29 points or 3.35% to close at 347.91.

The losers were Merck & Company Inc, which shed 0.33 points (0.37%) to end the session at 89.19. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was down 0.46 points (0.09%) to close at 537.72, while Walmart Inc was up 0.27 points (0.21%) to close at 129. fourteen.

Among the gainers among the components of the S&P 500 in today's trading were Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, which rose 11.82% to 13.53, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, which gained 9.74% to close at 41. 67, as well as shares of Carnival Corporation, which rose 9.19% to end the session at 10.34.

The biggest losers were CME Group Inc, which shed 2.24% to close at 198.40. Shares of Dollar Tree Inc shed 1.76% to end the session at 165.97. Quotes Ralph Lauren Corp Class A fell in price by 1.29% to 95.52.

Leading gainers among the components of the NASDAQ Composite in today's trading were Bioatla Inc, which rose 83.10% to hit 6.61, Amyris Inc, which gained 41.92% to close at 3.25, and Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc, which rose 39.19% to end the session at 1.03.

The biggest losers were Redbox Entertainment Inc, which shed 52.86% to close at 1.65. Shares of OPTIMIZERx Corp lost 30.02% and ended the session at 15.57. Quotes of IsoPlexis Corp fell in price by 30.00% to 2.10.

On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of securities that rose in price (2685) exceeded the number of those that closed in the red (468), while quotations of 102 shares remained practically unchanged. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, 2934 stocks rose in price, 819 fell, and 241 remained at the level of the previous close.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which is based on S&P 500 options trading, fell 9.32% to 19.74, hitting a new 3-month low.

Gold futures for December delivery lost 0.28%, or 5.15, to hit $1.00 a troy ounce. In other commodities, WTI crude for September delivery rose 1.14%, or 1.03, to $91.53 a barrel. Brent oil futures for October delivery rose 0.74%, or 0.71, to $97.02 a barrel.

Meanwhile, on the Forex market, EUR/USD rose 0.88% to hit 1.03, while USD/JPY shed 1.63% to hit 132.93.

Futures on the USD index fell 1.09% to 105.10.

Thomas Frank,
Analytical expert of InstaForex
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