The trading session on Friday at the Wall Street stock market was marked by the strengthening of the main indices due to the positive dynamics of companies from the sphere of high technologies and municipal services. In addition, we cannot fail to note the growth in profits of companies producing consumer goods.

By the close of trading on the Wall Street stock exchanges, the Dow Jones index strengthened by 0.14%, the S & P 500 index rose 0.81%, while the NASDAQ Composite gained 2.20%. The CBOE Volatility Index lost 13.01%, falling to the level of 9.83.

S&P 500 Index

Among the companies that are components of the Dow Jones stock index, the following brands marked the most positive dynamics: Intel Corporation, whose quotes reached 44.40 points (+7.38); Microsoft Corporation, which quotations rose to 83.81 points (+ 6.41%); Chevron Corporation, whose quotes reached 113.54 points (+ 4.14%).

Dow Jones Industrial Average Index

Among the companies that are components of the S & P 500 stock index, the quotes of the following brands have grown most strongly: Align Technology Inc., growth to the level of 235.94 points (+ 16.24%); Inc., rising to 1.100.95 points (+ 13.22%) and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, rising to the level of 26.75 points (+ 8.52%).

The companies that make up the NASDAQ Composite stock index, whose quotations closed in the green zone: The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., an increase to 0.970 points (+ 32.91%); Shineco Inc., an increase to 3.64 points (+ 30.94%) and Data I / O Corporation, an increase to the level of 11,980 points (+ 26.11%).

NASDAQ Composite Index

The total number of companies that, on the basis of the trading session on Friday at the Wall Street stock exchanges, strengthened their quotes, reached the level of 1920. The trading session for 1165 companies was unsuccessful, while the value of securities of 131 companies remained unchanged.

By the close of trading on NASDAQ, shares of 1567 companies strengthened their positions. Quotations of securities of 961 companies closed in the "red zone", while the quotes of shares of 128 companies remained virtually unchanged.

Quotations of the USD index, which shows the strength of the US dollar against a basket of six major world currencies, added up to 94.75 (+ 0.21%). At the same time, the value of the pair USD / JPY fell to 113.67 (-0.26%). Quotations of the EUR / USD currency pair fell to the level of 1.1605 (-0.40%).

USD to JPY Exchange Rate

USD to EUR Exchange Rate

The quotations of December futures contracts on gold rose to $ 1.274.98 per troy ounce, which means an increase of 0.42%. The cost of December futures contracts for US crude WTI reached $ 53.98 per barrel (+ 2.55%). The price of the December futures contract for the reference Brent crude oil rose to $ 60.41 per barrel (1.87%).

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