Sino-Singapore Jingwei Client, August 1st, Friday, the last trading day of U.S. stocks in July, the three major indexes opened higher and then lowered. The Dow once fell more than 200 points, and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 index turned green; Near the end, the index continued to rise, and collectively closed up.
As of the close, the Dow reported 26428.32 points, up 114.67 points, or 0.44%; the Nasdaq reported 10745.28 points, up 157.47 points, or 1.49%; the S&P 500 index reported 3271.12 points, up 24.90 points, or 0.77%.
Overall, in July, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.38%, the Nasdaq Composite rose 6.82%, and the S&P 500 Index rose 5.51%. All three major indexes rose for four consecutive months.
Source of intraday US stock market trends: Wind
On the disk, most of the major US technology stocks closed up. Apple rose 10.47% to US$425.04, with a total market value of 1.84 trillion yuan, surpassing Saudi Aramco to return to the throne of the world's largest company by market value; the intraday highest stood at US$425.66, a record high . Facebook rose 8.17%, Amazon rose 3.7%, Netflix rose 0.63%, Microsoft rose 0.54%; Google fell 3.28%.
On the news, Apple released its financial report after the market on Thursday, showing that the third fiscal quarter achieved revenue of 59.69 billion U.S. dollars, a record for the same period in history, an increase of 11% year-on-year; iPhone revenue was 26.42 billion U.S. dollars. Net profit was 11.253 billion US dollars, a year-on-year increase of 12%. At the same time, Apple will pay a cash dividend of US$0.82 per share to common shareholders.
In addition, Facebook and Amazon's performance exceeded expectations. The former's second-quarter revenue and net profit increased by 11% and 98% year-on-year respectively; the latter's revenue during the same period increased by 40% year-on-year, and its net profit hit the 26-year maximum. In the 16 years since Google's parent company Alphabet went public, its quarterly sales revenue fell for the first time year-on-year.
Most US financial stocks fell. Wells Fargo fell 1.54%, Goldman Sachs fell 0.8%, Citigroup fell 0.64%, JP Morgan Chase fell 0.38%, Morgan Stanley fell 0.14%; Bank of America rose 0.16%, and Berkshire Hathaway rose 0.74%.
130 stocks in the U.S. listed stocks rose, and 10 stocks including OMicro, Green Planet, Sohu, Hebron Technology, Cangu, iClick, Weidai.com, Fortune, Qutoutiao, and Tianjing Bio In the past, O2Convex Technology rose 50.22%, US Green Planet rose 21.08%, Sohu rose 19.2%, Hebron Technology rose 12.7%, and Can Valley rose 11.65%.
Well-known Chinese concept stocks Zhongpinduoduo rose 8.08%, Bilibili rose 5.69%, JD.com and iQiyi rose more than 2%, NetEase, Baidu, and Sina rose more than 1%; Alibaba fell 0.57%.
In the global market, European stock markets closed down. The UK FTSE 100 index fell 1.54% to 5,897.76 points; France's CAC40 index fell 1.43% to 4,783.69 points; Germany's DAX index fell 0.54% to 12,313.36 points.
In the Asia-Pacific market, the Shanghai Composite Index closed up 0.71% to 3310.01 points; the Shenzhen Component Index closed up 1.27% to 13,637.88 points. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed down 0.47% to 24,595.350 points. The Nikkei 225 index closed down 2.82% to 2,1710.00 points.
In terms of international oil prices, the price of light crude oil futures for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange rose 0.35 US dollars to 40.27 US dollars per barrel, an increase of 0.88%. The price of London Brent crude oil futures for delivery in September rose by $0.36 to $43.30 per barrel, an increase of 0.84%.
In terms of international gold prices, COMEX gold futures closed up 1.38% to 1994 US dollars per ounce, a new record high, breaking through 2005 US dollars per ounce during the intraday session, rising 10.75% in July, rising for five consecutive months; COMEX silver futures closed up 5.43% Reported at 24.63 US dollars per ounce, a cumulative increase of 32.16% in July. (Zhongxin Jingwei APP)