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Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the lost 0.04%, while the index gained 0.24%, and the index gained 0.43%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:), which rose 1.06% or 3.03 points to trade at 289.94 at the close. The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:) added 0.94% or 0.93 points to end at 100.10 and Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:) was up 0.88% or 0.98 points to 112.60 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which lost 1.91% or 1.76 points to trade at 90.28 in late trade. Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) declined 1.39% or 1.59 points to end at 112.47 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) shed 1.06% or 1.47 points to 137.53.
The top performers on the S&P 500 were Arconic Inc (NYSE:) which rose 13.83% to 12.84, Coty Inc (NYSE:) which was up 12.61% to settle at 3.75 and American Tower Corp (NYSE:) which gained 6.25% to close at 242.43.
The worst performers were Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:) which was down 11.49% to 9.17 in late trade, Foot Locker Inc (NYSE:) which lost 8.49% to settle at 26.83 and Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:) which was down 5.89% to 78.25 at the close.
The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were GreenPro Capital Corp (NASDAQ:) which rose 72.22% to 0.6200, XpresSpa Group Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 70.21% to settle at 0.8800 and Sundial Growers Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 39.69% to close at 0.85.
The worst performers were Recon Technology Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 43.51% to 2.090 in late trade, Jaguar Health Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 31.41% to settle at 0.4390 and Luckin Coffee (NASDAQ:) which was down 30.85% to 1.39 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1570 to 1277 and 77 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1509 rose and 1138 declined, while 70 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was down 4.64% to 28.16.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.74% or 12.80 to $1734.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 1.50% or 0.51 to hit $33.41 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 2.36% or 0.85 to trade at $35.21 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.42% to 1.0903, while USD/JPY rose 0.02% to 107.63.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.40% at 99.800.
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