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U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.39%

Stock Markets Nov 02, 2021 16:25
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Technology and Healthcare sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.39% to hit a new all time high, while the S&P 500 index added 0.37%, and the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 0.34%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO), which rose 2.71% or 1.52 points to trade at 57.62 at the close. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) added 2.17% or 4.56 points to end at 214.35 and Dow Inc (NYSE:DOW) was up 1.79% or 1.03 points to 58.47 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Visa Inc Class A (NYSE:V), which lost 1.55% or 3.29 points to trade at 209.17 in late trade. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) declined 0.82% or 1.77 points to end at 212.81 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) shed 0.79% or 1.26 points to 158.85.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) which rose 20.40% to 491.93, Under Armour Inc A (NYSE:UAA) which was up 16.36% to settle at 25.57 and Under Armour Inc C (NYSE:UA) which gained 13.90% to close at 21.68.

The worst performers were Ralph Lauren Corp Class A (NYSE:RL) which was down 9.74% to 117.11 in late trade, Leggett & Platt Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) which lost 9.48% to settle at 43.54 and Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) which was down 9.24% to 132.35 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Avis Budget Group Inc (NASDAQ:CAR) which rose 108.97% to 358.30, OLB Group Inc (NASDAQ:OLB) which was up 85.19% to settle at 8.500 and Xcel Brands Inc (NASDAQ:XELB) which gained 39.01% to close at 1.960.

The worst performers were Better Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:BTTX) which was down 32.38% to 11.59 in late trade, Triterras Inc (NASDAQ:TRIT) which lost 27.47% to settle at 5.425 and ABVC Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ABVC) which was down 26.20% to 4.45 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1852 to 1383 and 142 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1965 fell and 1681 advanced, while 150 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 2.32% to 16.03.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.37% or 6.60 to $1789.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.65% or 0.55 to hit $83.50 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.24% or 0.20 to trade at $84.51 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.21% to 1.1581, while USD/JPY fell 0.01% to 113.96.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 94.093.

U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.39%
 

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