North American markets mixed as technology stocks weigh, loonie rises

North American markets mixed as technology stocks weigh, loonie rises
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TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets were mixed as technology stocks traded lower.

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 14.75 points at 15,429.04.

The Canadian dollar traded higher at 77.04 cents US compared with an average of 76.7 cents US on Friday.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 10.06 points at 25,350.05. The S&P 500 index was down 2.92 points at 2,764.21, while the Nasdaq composite was down 27.59 points at 7,469.31.

The November crude contract was down five cents at US$71.29 per barrel and the November natural gas contract was up nine cents at US$3.25 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was up US$10.10 at US$1,232.10 an ounce and the December copper contract was up 2.6 cents at US$2.83 a pound.

The Canadian Press

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