Wall Street closes mixed, Nasdaq surprises with new record

Wall Street closed this Friday in mixed terrain, with a decline of the 0.75% on the Dow Jones of Industrialists but with another record in the Nasdaq index, which exceeded 16 thousand points for the first time.

At the end of the session on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones of Industrialists cut 268.97 points, to 35,601.98; while the selective S&P 500 lost 0.14% or 6.58 units, standing at 4 thousand 697.96.

The Nasdaq index, which brings together the most important technology companies, progressed 0.40% or 63.73 integers, up to 16 thousand 057.44.

In the week as a whole, the Dow Jones lost 1.38%, its second week in red, while the S&P 500 gained 0.3% and the Nasdaq a remarkable 1.2%.

The New York stock market operated with concern for the rebound in coronavirus cases in Europe, where Germany and Austria have decided to impose restrictions on mobility again.

Investors bet on selling stocks, especially those related to the economic recovery, and turned to safe havens such as the dollar.

They descended airlines like United (-2.78%) and Delta (-1.15%), and tourism companies from Expedia (-0.80%) to Airbnb (-3.87%).

By sectors, the most affected was energy, which fell 3.91% in parallel to the price of a barrel in Texas due to the risk that the demand for fuel suffers.

Instead, he highlighted the rise in technology companies (0.77%) and public services (0.58%).

Among the 30 listed on the Dow Jones, the losses led by Boeing (-5.82%), MSD (-2.84%) and Travelers (-2.24%)

The biggest gains were for Nike (2.05%), Apple (1.70%) and Amgen (1.01%).

In other markets, Texas oil rose to $ 76.10 a barrel; and at the close of Wall Street, gold fell to $ 1,848.10 an ounce, 10-year Treasury bonds fell to 1.538%, and the dollar gained ground against the euro, with a change of 1.1287.



  • Wall Street
  • Dow Jones
  • Nasdaq
  • S&P 500

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