Finance: US Stocks Mixed; Dow Jones Up 0.76%
- The US stocks were mixed on Monday’s trade close.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.75% at the NYSE close.
- The Australia stocks surged higher on Tuesday’s trade close.
FINANCE – On Monday, the US stocks were mixed at the trade close. This is amid the gains in sectors such as Oil & Gas, Utilities and Financials that lifted the shares higher. Meanwhile, the loss in sectors such as Technology, Consumer Services, and Basic Materials dragged the shares lower.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.76% at end of trade in NYSE. On one hand, the S&P 500 index jumped 0.56%. The NASDAQ Composite, on the other hand, declined 0.38%.
On the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s session, the best performers were International Business Machines, Chevron Corporation, and McDonald’s Corporation. IBM made an increase of 3.80% or 4.39 points to trade at 120.06 at the close. Meanwhile, the Chevron Corporation gained 3.67% or 4.21% to close at 118.94. The McDonald’s Corporation surged 2.06% or 3.64 points to 180.39 in late trade.
The session’s worst performers were Apple Inc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, and Exxon Mobil Corp. The stocks in Apple Inc declined 2.84% or 5.89 points to end at 201.59. Meanwhile, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc dropped 0.42% or 0.97 points to close at 228.72. The Exxon Mobil Corp recorded a decrease of 0.38% or 0.32 points to 81.64.
Therapix Biosciences Ltd, Adomani Inc, and Datawatch Corporation were the top performers on the NASDAQ Composite. Meanwhile, the worst ones were Clearside Biomedical Inc, Avadel Pharmaceuticals PLC, and Diana Containerships Inc.
On the New York Stock Exchange, the increasing stocks surpassed the decreasing ones by 1935 to 1134 and 76 ended unchanged.
Finance: Australia stocks reached higher; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.98%
On Tuesday, Australia stocks reached higher at the close. This is amid the gains in sectors such as the Gold, A-REITs, and Materials that lifted the shares higher.
The S&P/ASX 200 made a gain of 0.98% at Sydney close.
The best performers during the S&P/ASX 200 session were Incitec Pivot Ltd, Western Areas Ltd, and Bellamys Australia Ltd. The Incitec Pivot Ltd gained 4.48% or 0.180 points to trade at 10.440 at the close. Meanwhile, Western Areas Ltd gained 4.22% or 0.100 points to close at 2.470. The Bellamys Australia Ltd increased 4.12% or 0.320 points to 8.080 in late trade.
Appen Ltd, SkyCity Entertainment Group Ltd, and CYBG PLC were the worst performers in the S&P/ASX 200 session.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange, the increasing stocks surpassed the decreasing ones by 609 to 449 and 342 ended unchanged.