The Nasdaq stock index hit a new high in 15 years


Moscow. November 3. U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday, while the index of high-tech companies Nasdaq Composite index has updated the maximum value for 15 years, reports Bloomberg.

S&P 500 stayed at 1% from the record seen in may, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is 2.6%.

Positive factors for the stock markets on Monday became strong macroeconomic data from the Eurozone and the good reporting of a number of large companies, perevezeva worse than expected statistics from China.

The purchasing managers index (PMI) in the process industries, published by Caixin and Markit, in October rose to 48.3 points from 47.2 in September. A similar index published by the National Bureau of statistics, has not changed and amounted in October to 49.8 points. Analysts polled by Bloomberg, expected an average of 50 points.

Meanwhile, the PMI for the industrial sector from 18 countries of the Eurozone in October rose to 52.3 points, show the final data research organization Markit Economics.

Preliminary data pointed to the preservation of the index at the September level 52 item, and analysts polled by Bloomberg, do not expect changes in valuation.

“Finally the Laggards of the company joined those who participated in the October rally, said the Fund Manager Warren Financial Services & Associates Randy Warren. – The drop in August was normal, not scared investors and eventually became the opportunity to make a profitable investment”.

From the lows of late August quotes Internet retailer Amazon grew by 35%, Microsoft 32%, Facebook – 24%.

This week its report for the third quarter will publish approximately 100 companies included in the index Standard & Poor’s 500. From the reported companies 75% have exceeded earnings forecasts, but only 45% were able to commit the revenues above expectations.

Quotes Pharma Dyax Corp. surged 28% on news that the Irish Shire Plc acquires it for $5.9 billion if regulators until 2019 will approve its drug for hereditary angioedema, shareholders will receive an additional $4 per share, or more than $600 million.

Another major farmapine, Pfizer Inc., increased the market value by 3.8% on rumors that it may acquire from the manufacturer of the drug Botox in Allergan Inc.

The capitalization of the largest oil companies in the U.S. ExxonMobil and Chevron rose more than 3%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average November 2 rose 165,22 points (0.94 per cent) and amounted to 17828,76 item.

Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 24,69 paragraph (1,19%) – to 2104,05 item.

The Nasdaq Composite was up 73.4 per item (1,45%) and amounted to 5127,15 item.