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U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.26%

Stock MarketsMar 31, 2021 21:25
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Technology, Utilities and Healthcare sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Telecoms, Oil & Gas and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.26%, while the S&P 500 index gained 0.36%, and the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 1.54%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), which rose 3.64% or 1.93 points to trade at 54.91 at the close. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) added 1.68% or 3.89 points to end at 235.74 and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) was up 1.88% or 2.25 points to 122.15 in late trade.

Biggest losers included The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV), which lost 2.36% or 3.63 points to trade at 150.40 in late trade. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) declined 1.48% or 4.90 points to end at 327.11 and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) shed 1.40% or 2.16 points to 152.32.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) which rose 6.87% to 40.11, Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) which was up 5.41% to settle at 133.62 and Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) which gained 5.13% to close at 668.24.

The worst performers were Kroger Company (NYSE:KR) which was down 5.46% to 36.00 in late trade, ViacomCBS Inc (NASDAQ:VIAC) which lost 3.26% to settle at 45.09 and Fox Corp Class A (NASDAQ:FOXA) which was down 2.75% to 36.09 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Liberty Tripadvisor Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LTRPB) which rose 55.45% to 39.64, Discovery Communications B Inc (NASDAQ:DISCB) which was up 79.26% to settle at 125.50 and Wah Fu Education Group Ltd (NASDAQ:WAFU) which gained 50.30% to close at 12.430.

The worst performers were VirTra Inc (NASDAQ:VTSI) which was down 23.09% to 6.13 in late trade, Delcath Systems Inc (NASDAQ:DCTH) which lost 23.71% to settle at 12.4200 and The9 Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:NCTY) which was down 24.93% to 31.080 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1727 to 1349 and 96 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2117 rose and 1080 declined, while 82 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 1.07% to 19.40.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 1.33% or 22.50 to $1708.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 2.06% or 1.25 to hit $59.30 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 1.99% or 1.28 to trade at $62.89 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.08% to 1.1724, while USD/JPY rose 0.38% to 110.75.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 93.257.

U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.26%
 

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