Wall Street strengthened during Tuesday’s trading. The New York Stock Exchange was pulled up mainly by Apple shares and the titles of the healthcare sector. Optimism persisted despite the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 delta virus variant.
Shares of technology company Apple strengthened by more than one percent on Tuesday. During Tuesday’s trading, however, they reached almost $ 148, an increase of 1.8 percent from the weakest level of the day. Shares of companies operating in the healthcare sector also rose.
The optimism came to the attention of investors in the data on the development of June industrial orders in the USA. These increased by 1.5 percent month on month. This is less than a percentage point less than in May, but at the same time by the market consensus, which assumed growth of only one percent.
Thanks to this, the composite index of the New York Stock Exchange S&P 500 closed at a new historical high of 4,423.15 points on Tuesday, which is 0.82 percent more than Monday’s closing level. They also strengthened other indices on Wall Street. The Dow Jones added 0.8 and the Nasdaq 0.55 percent.