U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.93%

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U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.93%

Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Oil & Gas and Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.93%, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.93%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 1.19%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM ), which rose 3.94% or 5.44 points to trade at 143.60 at the close. Dow Inc (NYSE: DOW ) added 3.68% or 2.30 points to end at 64.78 and Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) was up 2.19% or 2.78 points to 129.89 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG ), which lost 0.68% or 0.93 points to trade at 136.82 in late trade. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ ) declined 0.41% or 0.24 points to end at 58.15 and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) shed 0.32% or 0.74 points to 232.27.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH ) which rose 10.92% to 40.92, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE: NCLH ) which was up 10.36% to settle at 29.52 and Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ: ISRG ) which gained 9.91% to close at 891.48.

The worst performers were Netflix Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX ) which was down 7.42% to 508.77 in late trade, Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ) which lost 3.58% to settle at 19.10 and Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ) which was down 3.26% to 76.66 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Shineco Inc (NASDAQ: TYHT ) which rose 29.92% to 6.6000, Tiptree Inc (NASDAQ: TIPT ) which was up 26.94% to settle at 14.23 and Greenbox Pos (NASDAQ: GBOX ) which gained 26.61% to close at 9.6600.

The worst performers were Digital Ally Inc (NASDAQ: DGLY ) which was down 11.86% to 1.710 in late trade, LAVA Therapeutics NV (NASDAQ: LVTX ) which lost 9.04% to settle at 12.38 and Esports Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: EBET ) which was down 8.98% to 22.80 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2489 to 567 and 90 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 2653 rose and 565 declined, while 78 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 6.32% to 17.50.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.91% or 16.15 to $1794.55 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 2.47% or 1.55 to hit $61.12 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 2.25% or 1.50 to trade at $65.07 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.00% to 1.2033, while USD/JPY fell 0.00% to 108.08.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 91.110.

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