Wall Street closed this Thursday on mixed ground but with a notable rise in the 1.71% on the Nasdaq index, which posted its best session in three weeks after processor maker Nvidia soared today 24% for its good business prospects.
At the close of operations, Nasdaq, which brings together the main technology companies, stood at 12 thousand 698 pointswhile the S&P 500 index, which also includes the giants of that sector, advanced a 0.88%until four thousand 151.28 units.
By contrast, the Dow Jones Industrials index ended in the red, with a slight drop in 0.11%until 32 thousand 764.65 points.
Nvidia boosted the technology sector today after disclosing its quarterly results yesterday, in which its profit increased a 26% YoY, up to two thousand 043 million dollarsand foresaw increased demand for chips stemming from the development of artificial intelligence (AI).
From that rise in the stock market, the rival of Nvidia, AMD (11%)and big companies like Microsoft (3.85%) Alphabet (2.23%) they are investing in AI.
Another part of the market operated with less optimism after Fitch, one of the main debt rating agencies, yesterday put the note of USA due to the lack of political agreement to raise or suspend the debt ceiling a few days after the funds run out and a default occurs.
By sector, the rise in technology companies (4.45%)but the decreases predominated, led by those of energy (-1.89%), public services (-1.38%) and health (-1.04%).
Among the 30 Dow Jones stocks, the largest loss was for Intel (-5.52%)which for analysts is losing share in the chip market due to the arrival of AI.
they also went down Verizon (-2.93%) and Walgreens (-2.66%), compared to the rises of Cisco (1.28%) and Goldman Sachs (1.27%).
In other markets, Texas oil closed at 71.83 dollars a barrel, and at the end of the trading session, the yield on the 10-year US bond rose to 3.82%gold fell to thousand 941 dollars an ounceand the dollar gained ground against the euro, with a change of 1,072.
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