NEW YORK (dpa-AFX) – The prospect of a continued loose US monetary policy on Thursday on the New York stock market in particular pushed the economically sensitive technology stocks up further. The Nasdaq 100 rose 1.04 percent to 13,758.51 points. It is gradually approaching its record high from mid-February.
The broad S&P 500 share index, which also includes many tech stocks, once again reached a record high. Just below that, he finished trading with plus 0.42 percent to 4097.17 points.
The Dow Jones Industrial was up 0.17 percent to 33,503.57 points less clearly, but is also not far from the record it reached on Monday. Significantly, on Thursday, four technology stocks with Apple, Salesforce, Microsoft and Intel were among the top five with price increases of up to 1.9 percent./ajx/he