Toronto stocks close up slightly, loonie up; U.S. stock markets mixed

Toronto stocks close up slightly, loonie up; U.S. stock markets mixed
Share this article

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed modestly higher along with the loonie, while U.S. markets were mixed as Boeing Co.’s stock weighed on the Dow.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 30.42 points at 16,136.66.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average closed down 96.22 points at 25,554.66. The S&P 500 index was up 8.22 points at 2,791.52, while the Nasdaq composite was up 32.97 points at 7,591.03.

The Canadian dollar averaged 74.75 cents US compared with an average of 74.55 cents US on Monday.

The April crude contract closed up eight cents at $56.87 per barrel and the April natural gas contract up a penny at US$2.78 per mmBTU.

The April gold contract ended up US$7 at US$1,298.10 an ounce and the May copper contract was up three cents at US$2.93 a pound.

Companies in this story: (TSX:GSPTSE, TSX:CADUSD=X)

The Canadian Press

Related posts

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.