U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.58%

© Reuters. U.S. shares lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.58% – U.S. equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the lost 1.58%, while the index lost 1.83%, and the index fell 1.75%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 3.33% or 1.33 points to trade at 41.21 at the close. Walmart Inc (NYSE:) added 1.26% or 1.82 points to end at 145.97 and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) was up 0.50% or 1.32 points to 265.03 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Boeing Co (NYSE:), which lost 5.07% or 10.86 points to trade at 203.20 in late trade. Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:) declined 4.08% or 2.24 points to end at 52.60 and The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:) shed 3.56% or 5.00 points to 135.37.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were FLIR Systems Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 19.32% to 52.30, L Brands Inc (NYSE:) which was up 6.08% to settle at 39.45 and Tapestry Inc (NYSE:) which gained 6.11% to close at 32.98.

The worst performers were Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE:) which was down 6.72% to 23.72 in late trade, Arconic Corp (NYSE:) which lost 6.17% to settle at 27.96 and Carnival Corporation (NYSE:) which was down 6.00% to 20.36 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were Check Cap Ltd (NASDAQ:) which rose 195.65% to 1.360, Bionano Genomics Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 112.01% to settle at 6.530 and Jaguar Health Inc (NASDAQ:) which gained 106.14% to close at 1.6800.

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The worst performers were Calithera Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 43.99% to 2.75 in late trade, Beam Global (NASDAQ:) which lost 22.46% to settle at 57.21 and Chindata Group Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 19.99% to 19.17 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2196 to 911 and 57 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1853 fell and 1166 advanced, while 45 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 20.66% to 27.45 a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 2.69% or 50.90 to $1946.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 2.66% or 1.29 to hit $47.23 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 2.28% or 1.18 to trade at $50.62 a barrel.

EUR/USD was up 0.90% to 1.2246, while USD/JPY fell 0.06% to 103.14.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 89.885.

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