On Friday, August 13, U.S. stocks rallied and continued yesterday’s gain. The NASDAQ Composite led today’s increase as it grew 0.35% at $14,816.00 per share.
On Wall Street, the NASDAQ Composite topped 0.35% with a net addition of $51.13. This sent the stocks above at $14,816.00 per share.
Its best performers include Powerbridge Technologies Co Ltd which smashed 65.35% or 0.83 points to $2.10 per share.
IEC Electronics Corp followed as it soared 46.69% or 4.86 points to $15.27 per share. Then, ExOne Co spiked 45.14% or 7.80 points to $25.08 per share.
Consequently, the benchmark S&P 500 ranked second in the U.S. stock market’s progress. It climbed 0.30% with a net gain of $13.13 sending the stocks to $4,461 per share.
Its top performers were Organon & Co which jumped 11.93% or 3.57 points to $33.50 per share.
Then, Cooper Cos rose 7.82% or 31.92 points to $440.12 per share. Additionally, Gartner Inc hopped 2.92% or 8.64 points to $304.09 per share.
Moreover, the Dow Jones Industrial Average boosted 0.04% with a net increase of $14.88. This sent the stocks up at $35,500 per share.
Salesforce.com Inc led the benchmark’s gains as it improved 2.25% or 6.11 points to $248.39 per share.
Likewise, Apple Inc raised 2.08% or 3.03 points to $148.89 per share. Also, Merck & Co Inc raised 1.10% or 0.83 points to $76.04 per share.
In addition, the Dow Jones Utility Average Index enhanced 0.12% with a net gain of $1.15. This sent the stock higher at $932.67 per share.
Global Stocks Mixed as U.S. Up
Furthermore, global stocks were mixed as the U.S. was all up, Europe mostly increased and Asia mostly down.
The MSCI World Index smashed 0.19% with a net gain of $5.77. This sent the stocks higher at $3,115.74 per share.
Meanwhile, the MSCI All Countries Asia Pacific Index crashed 0.37% with a net loss of $0.74. This sent the stocks to the bottom at $200.38 per share.
Likewise, the MSCI All Countries Asia ex Japan Index fluctuated 0.54% with a net decline of $4.50. This sent the stock below at $828.69 per share.