© Reuters. U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.65%
Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in NYSE, the added 0.65%, while the index gained 0.81%, and the index gained 1.19%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:), which rose 2.52% or 7.49 points to trade at 304.26 at the close. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:) added 1.96% or 6.33 points to end at 329.23 and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) was up 1.66% or 0.95 points to 58.22 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:), which lost 0.82% or 0.43 points to trade at 52.01 in late trade. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:) declined 0.38% or 0.86 points to end at 223.53 and Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:) shed 0.39% or 0.22 points to 56.64.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Foot Locker Inc (NYSE:) which rose 7.34% to 58.38, NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was up 5.09% to settle at 208.05 and ABIOMED Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 4.53% to close at 348.45.
The worst performers were Ross Stores Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 2.68% to 123.19 in late trade, Deere & Company (NYSE:) which lost 2.06% to settle at 351.60 and Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:) which was down 1.93% to 566.00 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Regencell Bioscience Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:) which rose 235.56% to 21.14, Flora Growth Corp (NASDAQ:) which was up 43.93% to settle at 12.680 and GeoVax Labs Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 32.79% to close at 5.710.
The worst performers were Progenity Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 55.27% to 0.666 in late trade, Sonnet Biotherapeutics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 49.59% to settle at 0.6150 and Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:) which was down 40.14% to 2.125 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2329 to 889 and 138 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2563 rose and 1029 declined, while 131 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 14.35% to 18.56.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.02% or 0.30 to $1783.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.55% or 1.62 to hit $61.88 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 2.15% or 1.43 to trade at $65.02 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.26% to 1.1704, while USD/JPY rose 0.07% to 109.79.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 93.455.
Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.