Markets update at midmorning

On the markets at midmorning (ET):The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 129.27 points to 14,948.73, after 90 minutes of trading.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 57.01 points to 21,377.05. The S&P 500 index climbed 7.85 points to 2,417.60 and the Nasdaq composite index rose 38.46 points to 6,127.92The Canadian dollar was trading at 77.58 cents US, up from Thursday’s average price of 77.24 cents US.The August crude contract was down $1.61 to US$43.91 per barrel and the August natural gas contract was up two cents to US$2.90 per mmBTU.The August gold contract was down $9.00 to US$1,213.20 an ounce and the September copper contract was down two cents at US$2.64 a pound.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *