Wall Street: Nasdaq and S&P hit new highs.
This Monday, it closed in the mixed territory with a decline of 0.25% in the Dow Jones of Industriales, but with new highs for the selective S&P 500 and the Nasdaq market composite index thanks to the rises registered in the last bars of the session.
Wall Street closed this Monday in mixed territory, with a decline of 0.25% in the Dow Jones of Industriales, but with new records for the selective S&P 500 and the Nasdaq market composite index thanks to the rises registered in the last bars of the session.
At the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the S&P 500 gained 0.18% or 7.71 units, to 4,255.15, after having already set a new high last Friday. The Nasdaq, where the main technology companies are listed, rose 0.74% or 104.72 integers to 14,174.14.
Meanwhile, the Dow Jones, the main indicator of the New York stock market, fell 0.25% or 85.85 points, to 34,393.75, with investors waiting for the meeting that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will hold this week and your possible comments on inflation.
The two-day meeting will conclude on Wednesday with a statement from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, who has so far maintained that the price hike is temporary and has said that he does not plan to change central bank interest rates. Currently between 0% and 0.25% in the remainder of the year.
Although the Fed is not expected to announce any action, investors are looking for any possible change in Powell's message after the sharp rise in prices in May.
The technology sector today led the increases on Wall Street (1.04%), followed by communications companies (0.74%) and real estate (0.42%).
On the other hand, the greatest losses were for raw materials companies (-1.28%), financial companies (-1.03%), and industrial companies (0.48%).
Among the thirty Dow Jones stocks, the gains of Salesforce.com (2.48%), Apple (2.46%), and Microsoft (0.76%) stood out, as well as the losses of JPMorgan Chase (-1.70 %), Walgreens (-1.59%), and Dow (-1.53%).
Meanwhile, one of the so-called "meme" values, the AMC cinema chain, rose again strongly, gaining more than 15% amid renewed bets from retail investors coordinated through the Internet.
In other markets, Texas oil fell to $ 70.88 a barrel. At the close of Wall Street, the yield of the 10-year Treasury bond rose to 1.499 %, gold slipped to $ 1,867.7 an ounce, and the dollar lost ground against the euro, with a change of 1.212.