The US stock market finished trading in positive territory on rising oil prices


Moscow. November 17. U.S. stock indexes jumped following the results of trading on Monday amid rising energy shares following the increase in oil prices, reports Bloomberg.

The evening of November 13 in Paris has been an unprecedented series of coordinated terrorist attacks, which killed nearly 130 people. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency throughout the country and declared three days of mourning. Responsibility for the terrorist attack took on the extremist group “Islamic state”.

In response to the attacks of the French air force bombed the positions of militants in the Syrian city of raqqa, which is the mainstay of the IG. Tensions in the middle East region raised fears about disruptions in the supply of fuel, and the price of WTI oil rose 2.5 percent.

As a result, shares of the largest oil companies Chevron and ExxonMobil gained more than 3.5%.

Also rose in price paper defense enterprises. Manufacturer of thermal imaging cameras Flir Systems has increased its capitalization by 10%, Northrup Grumman, Raytheon and Lockheed Martin – not less than 3.5%.

Increased market quotes of retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods. Capitalization of Wal-Mart Stores and Procter & Gamble has increased not less than 1.8%, the shares of Walgreens and Tyson Foods rose 2.5%.

Meanwhile on Monday, shares fell the companies related to transport industry and tourism. The price of securities of the air carrier American Airlines Inc. and cruise operator Carnival Corp. fell by 1.4%, booking sites Expedia Inc travel. and Priceline Group Inc. – by 2.1%.

Securities course American hotel chain Marriott International Inc. rose 1.4% after announcing the purchase of rival Starwood Hotels & Resorts for $12.2 billion Market value of Starwood declined by 3.4%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday rose to 237,77 paragraph (1,38%) – to 17483,01 item.

Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by of 30.15 points (to 1.49%), to 2053,19 item.

The value of the Nasdaq Composite increased by 56,73 paragraph (1,15%) – to 4984,62 item.