In the first session of the week, the Dow Jones fell 0.44% to 34,283.27 points, while the Nasdaq advanced 0.98% to 14,500.51 points.
The broad S&P 500 index, which includes the top 500 companies listed on Wall Street, rose 0.23% to 4,290.60 points.
Some of the world’s largest technologies underpinned the New York Stock Exchange today.
After swinging between gains and losses for most of the session, the S&P 500 rose after news that a US federal judge today approved Facebook’s request to dismiss the two complaints filed in 2020 by the state competition authority. From several countries they accuse the social network of anti-competitive practices.
Conversely, the actions of cruise operators and airlines have faltered as governments from Europe to Asia impose new restrictions on travel from the United Kingdom, a country that is seeing an increase in coronavirus cases.
Europe’s main squares ended red today, for the first time in three days, as new travel restrictions dampened hopes of a strong tourism revival this summer.
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