New York indices opened the last session of this week upwards with “contradictory information regarding the timing of the arrival of the Covic-19 vaccine and the possibility of new fiscal stimulus in the USA”, says Ramiro Loureiro, analyst at BCP investment baking.
Thus, the Dow Jones slightly increased 0,3% to 27,837 points, the S&P 500 0,28% to 3,361 points and the Nasdaq rose 0,59% to 11,141 points.
Tesla is among the most valued companies, rising 5,4% to $ 446,50, “in the week before the important Battery Day event”, adds the analyst. BioNTech also gained ground by growing 1,9% to $ 15,91, after the pharmaceutical company announced the acquisition of Novartis that will allow it to produce more than 500 million doses of the vaccine against Covid-19.
Pharmaceuticals Pfizer and Moderna also track the increases, 0,2% and 1,9% to $ 26,79 and $ 15,91, respectively.
Conversely, Beyond Meat is among the losers, down 4,7% to $ 149,83, while Texas Instruments drops 3% to $ 128,60. "The American semiconductor manufacturer raised the quarterly dividend from $ 0,90 to $ 1,02 per share," says Ramiro Loureiro.