U.S. shares mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.28%

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Investing.com – U.S. equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.28%, while the index climbed 0.13%, and the index declined 0.43%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Chevron Corp (NYSE:), which rose 2.98% or 4.29 points to trade at 148.48 at the close. The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:) added 2.28% or 3.56 points to end at 159.98 and Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:) was up 1.79% or 3.19 points to 181.81 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:), which lost 2.84% or 5.18 points to trade at 177.29 in late trade. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:) declined 1.42% or 3.61 points to end at 250.38 and Boeing Co (NYSE:) shed 0.96% or 1.52 points to 156.64.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:) which rose 8.25% to 391.16, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:) which was up 6.57% to settle at 23.18 and CF Industries Holdings Inc (NYSE:) which gained 6.45% to close at 90.28.

The worst performers were Newmont Goldcorp Corp (NYSE:) which was down 13.23% to 44.59 in late trade, Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 5.19% to settle at 252.07 and IDEXX Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:) which was down 4.56% to 375.56 at the close.

The top performers on the NASDAQ Composite were GeoVax Labs Inc (NASDAQ:) which rose 150.39% to 1.59, Redbox Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:) which was up 81.97% to settle at 5.55 and Virax Biolabs Group Ltd (NASDAQ:) which gained 62.48% to close at 16.80.

The worst performers were Yoshitsu Co Ltd ADR (NASDAQ:) which was down 29.57% to 1.62 in late trade, Enveric Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:) which lost 28.36% to settle at 6.92 and Addex Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ:) which was down 28.28% to 1.42 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1923 to 1233 and 146 ended unchanged; on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, 1959 fell and 1814 advanced, while 215 ended unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 options, was up 1.43% to 23.36.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.60% or 10.35 to $1,717.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 2.13% or 2.02 to hit $96.72 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 1.77% or 1.74 to trade at $100.12 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.14% to 1.02, while USD/JPY rose 0.43% to 136.63.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.29% at 106.31.