S&P 500 top movers: COTY gains more than 12%, BA surges as 737 MAX starts test flights

  • S&P 500 is up more than 1% on Monday.
  • All 11 major sectors of S&P 500 trade in green. 
  • Coty Inc (COTY) gains more than 12% as top-performer.

Wall Street's main indexes started the day in the positive territory on Monday and stretched higher on improving market sentiment. As of writing, the S&P 500 was up 1.17% on the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite were gaining 1.92% and 0.95%, respectively.

Reflecting the risk-on market environment, the CBOE Volatility Index, Wall Street's fear gauge, is down 4.5% on the day.

All 11 major sectors of the S&P 500 trade in the positive territory with the Industrial Index and the Materials Index leading the rally by rising more than 2%. 

S&P 500 top movers

Cosmetics manufacturer Coty Inc (COTY) announced on Monday that the company is looking to acquire 20% ownership in Kim Kardashian West's beauty business. Boosted by this development, COTY is up 12.8% on the day as the top-performer and trading at $4.72.

Moreover, Boeing Co (BA) said the 737 MAX aircraft is set to start the three-day FAA certification flight test on Monday. At the moment, BA is up 9.91% at $16.87 as the second biggest-gainer.

On the other hand, Noble Energy Inc (NBL) shares are down 2.4% on a daily basis despite the fact that the UBS raised its target price to $18 from $11. 

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