Apple’s stock value has continued to climb this week, closing yesterday up $1.7969 at $56.1094.

The company gained last week too, climbing $3 to close at $50. This follows positive forecasts from Apple CFO Fred Anderson, in which he predicted revenues of $8 billion for the financial year 2000.

Action on Nasdaq has also been influenced by Wednesday’s decision on the part of the Federal Reserve (the US equivalent of the Bank of England) to leave interest rates unchanged

Apple’s lowest point in the last 12 months was $28.719. Apple closed yesterday at $56 on the after hours market. Steve Jobs will deliver a keynote speech at Seybold, Tuesday, but reports claim Apple will not make major announcements during the show.