On Monday, the three major U.S. stock indexes closed higher, rising for three consecutive trading days. The Dow rose nearly 380 points, while the NASDAQ and the S & P 500 closed at new highs. U.S. aviation stocks rose, Boeing rose more than 6%, leading the Dow; US technology stocks Apple rose 1.2%, to a closing high. Alibaba shares in China rose more than 3.8% to a closing high.
The time-sharing trend chart of the three major U.S. stock indexes. Source: wind
By the end of the day, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 378.13 points, or 1.35%, to 28308.46 points, or 1.35%; the NASDAQ index was up 67.92 points, or 0.60%, to 11379.72 points; and the standard & Poor’s 500 index was up 34.12 points, or 1% to 3431.28 points.
U.S. airlines stocks rose collectively, with Boeing up 6.42%, American Airlines up 10.53%, Delta Airlines up 9.28%, Southwest Airlines up 6.47%, and United Airlines up 9.93%.
Most of the large US technology stocks rose, with apple up 1.2%, Amazon up 0.69%, Naifei down 0.71%, Google up 0.61%, Facebook up 1.64%, Microsoft up 0.31%, Tesla down 1.75%.
U.S. financial stocks rose more or less, with JPMorgan Chase up 2.82%, Goldman Sachs up 2.43%, Citigroup up 3.61%, Morgan Stanley up 2.5%, Bank of America up 2.88%, Wells Fargo up 3.64%, Berkshire Hathaway up 2.58%.
Most U.S. energy stocks closed higher, with ExxonMobil up 3%, Chevron up 2.54%, ConocoPhillips up 1.89%, Schlumberger up 5.17% and occidental up 3.42%.
Popular Chinese general stocks were up 3.84%, Jingdong 1.6%, baidu 0.35%; ideal car rose 13.78%, aichinou 11.62%, shell 9.92%, Huya live 7.33%, douyu 6.97%, Weilai auto up 6.02%, mushroom street down 19.75%, Wangdao down 12.11%, Tu Niu down 5.36% and pinduoduo down 1%.
In terms of European stocks, the three major European stock indexes rose collectively, with the FTSE 100 index of the United Kingdom rising 102.84 points, or 1.71%, to 6104.73 points; the CAC40 index of France to 5007.89 points, up 111.56 points, or 2.28%; and the German DAX index, at 13066.54 points, up 301.74 points, or 2.36%.
International oil prices rose, with WTI’s October crude oil futures settlement price up $0.28 to $42.62/barrel, up 0.66%.
International gold prices fell. Comex December gold futures fell by US $7.8, or 0.4%, to US $1939.20/oz, a new closing low in the latest month.
The dollar index rose slightly, with the dollar index, which measures the dollar against six major currencies, rose 0.06% to 93.3009 at the end of New York.