U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.09%

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U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.09%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Healthcare and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.09% to hit a new 1-month high, while the S&P 500 index added 0.09%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.62%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ), which rose 2.22% or 7.69 points to trade at 354.85 at the close. Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CSCO ) added 1.19% or 0.65 points to end at 55.40 and Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE: XOM ) was up 0.98% or 0.73 points to 75.08 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Dow Inc (NYSE: DOW ), which lost 3.55% or 1.81 points to trade at 49.34 in late trade. Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) declined 1.61% or 1.34 points to end at 82.10 and Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ ) shed 1.12% or 0.65 points to 57.63.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY ) which rose 5.31% to 81.84, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (NYSE: KDP ) which was up 4.89% to settle at 30.03 and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB ) which gained 4.24% to close at 189.01.

The worst performers were Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ: ALGN ) which was down 5.57% to 288.68 in late trade, Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE: TSN ) which lost 4.13% to settle at 78.53 and Ecolab Inc (NYSE: ECL ) which was down 4.06% to 190.36 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Array BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ: ARRY ) which rose 56.94% to 46.440, Vislink Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: VISL ) which was up 40.52% to settle at 2.1500 and Up Fintech Holding Ltd (NASDAQ: TIGR ) which gained 34.79% to close at 5.54.

The worst performers were VBI Vaccines Inc (NASDAQ: VBIV ) which was down 65.61% to 0.650 in late trade, TuanChe  (NASDAQ: TC ) which lost 28.04% to settle at 2.13 and Celyad SA (NASDAQ: CYAD ) which was down 27.78% to 13.36 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1627 to 1390 and 21 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1439 rose and 1208 declined, while 93 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 0.46% to 15.35.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.10% or 1.35 to $1343.15 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.12% or 0.59 to hit $51.92 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $60.96 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.04% to 1.1221, while USD/JPY rose 0.00% to 108.56.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 97.060.

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