Report Wire - Apple shares hit document excessive, longest rally since July as tech sector falls

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Apple shares hit document excessive, longest rally since July as tech sector falls

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Apple stock rose as much as 3.2% but pared much of that advance in afternoon trading, ending with a gain of 0.3%. (Bloomberg)

Apple Inc. shares closed at a document excessive on Monday, with the iPhone maker bucking broad-based weak spot within the tech sector to rise for a seventh straight session.

The inventory rose as a lot as 3.2% however pared a lot of that advance in afternoon buying and selling, ending with a acquire of 0.3%. The firm’s seven-day rally represents its longest streak of constructive periods since July. 

The firm was an outlier amongst tech shares, which opened broadly greater however subsequently turned adverse, amid a widespread rotation out of high-valuation progress names. Microsoft Corp. hit an intraday document in early buying and selling however closed down 1%. Nvidia Corp. additionally opened in solidly constructive territory however ended down 3.1%.

The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector index fell 1.1% on Monday, however stays up about 14% off a low hit in early October. That transfer displays traders rotating into sector, based on JC O’Hara, chief market technician at MKM Partners.

“If managers are trying to chase the market into year-end, they’re doing it via know-how shares,” O’Hara wrote in a note dated Nov. 21. Looking at Apple, he wrote that “while the relative line is still sideways, we believe there is potential for this chart to continue to make new highs in the weeks ahead.”

Outside of Apple, know-how shares with extra of a value-based orientation noticed features on Monday. Hewlett Packard Enterprise rose 2.6% whereas Cisco Systems closed up 2.5% and HP Inc. gained 1.5%.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.

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