Wall Street enters high in December

The shares of Moderna, Pfizer and Tesla prolong the earnings trend at the start of the session on Wall Street.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, US, January 3, 2017. REUTERS / Lucas Jackson

The New York Stock Exchange started the second session of the week on positive ground, with increases of around 1%.

The industrialist Dow Jones advances 1,09%, to 29.963,18 points; the S&P 500 gains 1,08%, to 3.660,60 points; and the technological Nasdaq rises 0,82%, to 12.298,66 points.

Moderna continues to stand out, with securities soaring 10,89% to $ 169,37, after, the day before, it requested the emergency use of the vaccine against Covid-19 in the United States and Europe.

Another rising pharmaceutical company is Pfizer, which also developed a vaccine against the new coronavirus in partnership with BioNTech. Like Moderna, Pfizer also called for the emergency use of its drug. As a result, stocks are now up 4,62% to $ 40,08.

Tesla continues with the earnings trend. This Tuesday, the shares of the electric car maker Elon Musk are benefiting from its inclusion in the S&P 500 index as of December 21st. The market responded well to this announcement and Tesla is now trading at $ 583,87, following the 2,87% appreciation.

Conversely, Shopify loses 1,17% to $ 1.077,70, although the ecommerce retailer has announced that sales during black friday and cyber monday have risen 76% to $ 5,1 billion.

In the case of raw materials, the price of oil is negotiating lower on the sides of the Atlantic. In London, the Brent barrel, a world reference, drops 0,40% to $ 47,69. In the United States, WTI loses 0,79% to $ 44,98.

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