United States: Nasdaq Composite Index Closes Down -0.65% on Thursday

Nasdaq Composite, the main stock index of the NASDAQ electronic stock exchange (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations), closed the session this Thursday quoted at 11,709.59 points – a devaluation of -0.65% in relation to the session. previous.

NASDAQ is a fully automated stock market, where more than 3,000 shares of different companies are listed, mostly small and mid-cap. It is the second largest stock market by market capitalization in the world, after the New York Stock Exchange.

Nasdaq Composite is the main reference index in this market, characterized by bringing together high-tech companies in electronics, computers, telecommunications and biotechnology. This index consists of more than three thousand assets, weighted according to their market capitalization values.

Throughout the day, the index price fluctuated slightly, registering a difference of 181.47 points between the minimum (11,666.37) and maximum (11,847.84) values ​​obtained by the indicator.

Nasdaq Composite is one of the three main stock indices on the American stock exchange market, alongside the traditional Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500).

This index is extremely popular in the United States because it is an indicator of the average performance of the companies that make up the so-called new American market, formed by high-tech companies and / or with low capitalization and high growth potential.

The products and services of some of these companies that make up the Nasdaq Composite index are quite popular among Brazilians. This is the case with companies such as the social network Facebook, the Internet search engine Google and companies that develop hardware and software Apple and Microsoft.

Performance of the main shares comprising the Nasdaq Composite index on the trading session of November 12, 2020.

Among all the assets traded on the NASDAQ stock market, 30.38% (889) closed the trading session on Thursday operating high. The biggest increases recorded at the close of trading were:

1) Appreciation of + 84.87% of the IMAC common share (N: IMAC)
2) + 62.55% appreciation of the Allied Healthcare Products common share (N: AHPI)
3) Appreciation of + 57.68% of the EuroDry common share (N: EDRY)

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Among all the assets traded on the NASDAQ stock market, 69.31% (2028) closed the trading session on Thursday operating low. The biggest losses recorded at the close of trading were:

1) -39.26% devaluation of the Aemetis common share (N: AMTX)
2) -27.27% devaluation of Tellurian common share (N: TELL)
3) -26.58% devaluation of the Sundial Growers common share (N: SNDL)

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