U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.39%

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U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.39%
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Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Basic Materials , Technology and Healthcare sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.39% to hit a new all time high, while the S&P 500 index added 0.37%, and the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 0.34%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CSCO ), which rose 2.71% or 1.52 points to trade at 57.62 at the close. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ: AMGN ) added 2.17% or 4.56 points to end at 214.35 and Dow Inc (NYSE: DOW ) was up 1.79% or 1.03 points to 58.47 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Visa Inc Class A (NYSE: V ), which lost 1.55% or 3.29 points to trade at 209.17 in late trade. Boeing Co (NYSE: BA ) declined 0.82% or 1.77 points to end at 212.81 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE: TRV ) shed 0.79% or 1.26 points to 158.85.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET ) which rose 20.40% to 491.93, Under Armour Inc A (NYSE: UAA ) which was up 16.36% to settle at 25.57 and Under Armour Inc C (NYSE: UA ) which gained 13.90% to close at 21.68.

The worst performers were Ralph Lauren Corp Class A (NYSE: RL ) which was down 9.74% to 117.11 in late trade, Leggett & Platt Incorporated (NYSE: LEG ) which lost 9.48% to settle at 43.54 and Global Payments Inc (NYSE: GPN ) which was down 9.24% to 132.35 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Avis Budget Group Inc (NASDAQ: CAR ) which rose 108.97% to 358.30, OLB Group Inc (NASDAQ: OLB ) which was up 85.19% to settle at 8.500 and Xcel Brands Inc (NASDAQ: XELB ) which gained 39.01% to close at 1.960.

The worst performers were Better Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: BTTX ) which was down 32.38% to 11.59 in late trade, Triterras Inc (NASDAQ: TRIT ) which lost 27.47% to settle at 5.425 and ABVC Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: ABVC ) which was down 26.20% to 4.45 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1852 to 1383 and 142 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1965 fell and 1681 advanced, while 150 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Volatility Index , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 2.32% to 16.03.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.37% or 6.60 to $1789.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.65% or 0.55 to hit $83.50 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.24% or 0.20 to trade at $84.51 a barrel.

EUR/USD was down 0.21% to 1.1581, while USD/JPY fell 0.01% to 113.96.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 94.093.

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