Moscow. June 9. INTERFAX.RU American stock indices increased at the end of trading on Thursday, as the speech of ex-FBI Director James Comey at a hearing in Congress without sensational revelations, according to MarketWatch. The value of the Nasdaq Composite index renewed its historical maximum in the 38th time since the beginning of this year. This is the highest figure since 1999, according to WSJ Market Data Group.
The share price of Yahoo! Inc. jumped on the past trades 10.2% on the rumors that after the merger of the Internet company since AOL bought them Verizon Communications Inc. fired about 1 thousand employees. Verizon according to sources, plans to complete the acquisition of Yahoo in June.
The market value of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. soared 13.3%. The Chinese Internet giant said it expects revenue for 45-49% in the current fiscal year, ending in March 2018. Prices for securities of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. grew by 4.2% on the back of positive news in recent days regarding the state of the chip market.
Capitalization Of Nordstrom Inc. rose by 10.3% on news that the retailer may become a private company. Among the 30 companies included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most significant on Thursday the shares rose Caterpillar Inc. (1.45%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.4%). At the same time, shares of Dell Technologies Inc. have fallen in price on 0,15%. The company for the quarter ended may 5, increased revenue by 46%, but recorded a loss due to high costs.
In addition, the prices of securities of Apple Inc. decreased by 0.2%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average index on Thursday increased by 8.84 points (0,04%) – to 21182,53 points. Standard & Poor’s 500 at the end of trading rose by 0.65 points (0.03 percent), making 2433,79 points. The value of the Nasdaq Composite index for grew by 24.38 points (0.39 percent) to 6321,76 points.