On Tuesday, the US equities market closed the session with gains, majorly led by technology, consumer service, and basic materials industry. The US market index, S&P 500, surged 0.75%, NASDAQ composite was 1.39% higher, and Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.76%.
The best performers for Tuesday on DJ Industrial Average index were Apple Incorporation, which advanced 3.98% to trade at 134.18, or 5.14 points up, Walmart, which increased 8.74 points, or 6.29%, trading at 147.59 in the closing session, and Dow Inc. which added 2.15 points to trade at 47.27, gaining 4.77%.
Similarly, the worst performers of the day were Pfizer Inc. which plunged 0.91 points, or 2.41%, trading at 36.88, Walgreens Boots Alliance Incorporation, trading at 36.76 in the closing session, losing 3.31% or 1.26 points, and Exxon Mobil Corp. slumping 0.51 points, or 1.28%, to trade at 39.43.
Additionally, the top performers at S&P 500 were Albemarle Corporation, surging 7.01% to close the session at 97.39, L Brands Incorporation, rising 7.28% to close at 31.54, and Walmart Inc., adding 6.29% to settle at 147.59.
The biggest losers were Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Incorporation, losing 4.40% to settle at 592.68, Mylan NV, losing 5.37% to trade the last session at 15.50, and Nordstrom Incorporation, which fell 5.12%, closing the day at 15.18.
Likewise, taking NASDAQ Composite into consideration, the best shares were Zoom Video Communications Incorporation adding a whopping 40.78%, trading at 457.69 in the closing session, Jounce Therapeutics surging massive 55.58% to close at 7.53, and Gogo Incorporation which advanced 43.39%, trading at 7.37 in the close.
At last, the biggest losers at the index were Shiloh Industries Incorporation plunging 33.35% to close the trade at 0.26, Atlas Financial Holdings which slumped 47.21% to 0.2050, and Apex Global Brands Incorporation, which lost 28.74% to 0.5900.
Overall, gainers dominated losers in the US market, with 1463 rising and 1349 losing in the New York Stock Exchange, to remain 85 shares unchanged. Similarly, in the NASDAQ, the advancers to losers were 1883 to 1179, with 81 shares not changing.
Meanwhile, the US dollar index futures traded at 92.325, surging 0.21%.