US stock market closed higher, Dow Jones added 0.36%

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UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — The US stock market closed on Thursday with growth due to the strengthening of raw materials, industry and finance sectors.

At the time of closing on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones rose 0.36%, the S & P 500 index rose 0.36%, the NASDAQ Composite index rose 0.34%.

The leaders of growth among the components of the Dow Jones index on the basis of today’s trading were the shares of Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ), which rose by 0.95 p. (1.14%), closing at 84.04. JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM ) rose 1.13 p. (1.13%), closing at 100.71. Paper McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) rose in price by 1.88 p. (1.00%), closing at 189.39.

Leaders of the fall were Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ ), the price of which fell by 1.80 p. (2.96%), ending the session at 59.08. Shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) rose 0.05 p. (0.09%) to close at 53.11, and Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO ) declined in price by 0.03 p. (0 , 06%) and completed trading at around 46.58.

The leaders of growth among the components of the S & P 500 index on the basis of today’s trading were the shares of PVH Corp (NYSE: PVH ), which rose by 14.76% to 127.26, Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN ), which scored 5.20%, to close at 175.12, as well as shares of the Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD ), which rose by 4.14%, ending the session at around 152.91.

The leaders of the fall were the shares of Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE: NLSN ), which fell in price by 11.15%, closing at 23.66. Shares of Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN ) lost 3.70% and ended the session at 49.76. Quotes Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ ) declined in price by 2.96% to 59.08.

The leaders of growth among the components of the NASDAQ Composite index on the basis of today’s trading were Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ: CLWT ), which rose 102.06% to 6.850, Tricida Inc (NASDAQ: TCDA ), which gained 57.04% , closing at 37.80, as well as shares of China Internet Nationwide Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: CIFS ), which rose by 46.93%, ending the session at 4.07.

The fall was led by Proteon Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: PRTO ), which fell 85.60%, closing at 0.50. Shares of Reebonz Holding Ltd (NASDAQ: RBZ ) lost 48.89% and ended the session at 14.31. Quotes Osmotica Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: OSMT ) fell in price by 40.73% to 4.00.

On the New York Stock Exchange, the number of papers that went up in price (1977) exceeded the number of those that closed in the red (1004), and the quotes of 120 shares remained almost unchanged. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, securities of 1692 companies went up, 943 decreased, and 83 remained at the level of the previous closing.

Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN ) shares rose to a historic high, rising by 5.20%, 8.65 p., And closed at 175.12. Stock quotes McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) rose to historic highs, rising by 1.00%, 1.88 p., And finished trading at around 189.39. Stock quotes of Proteon Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: PRTO ) fell to historic lows, down 85.60%, 2.98 p., And closed at 0.50. Stock quotes Osmotica Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: OSMT ) fell to a historic low, dropping 40.73%, 2.75 p., And closed at 4.00.

The CBOE Volatility Index , the volatility index , which is formed on the basis of options trading in the S & P 500, fell by 4.75% to 14.43.

Gold futures with delivery in June lost 1.61%, or 21.25, reaching $ 1,295.65 per troy ounce. As for other commodities, the price of WTI crude oil futures for May delivery remained almost unchanged at 0.00%, or 0.00, to $ 59.41 a barrel. Futures for futures for Brent oil for June delivery fell 0.07%, or 0.05, to the level of $ 67.19 per barrel.

Meanwhile, in the Forex market, the EUR / USD pair fell by 0.20% to 1.1224, and the USD / JPY quotes rose by 0.09%, reaching 110.61.

Futures on the USD index rose 0.52% to 96.787.

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