Toronto stock market little changed as gains in industrials offset materials

Toronto stock market little changed as gains in industrials offset materials
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TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was little changed in late-morning trading as gains in the industrials sector were offset by losses by the materials group.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 1.97 points at 16,130.56.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 27.37 points at 25,652.96. The S&P 500 index was up 3.20 points at 2,808.57, while the Nasdaq composite was up 5.88 points at 7,649.26.

The Canadian dollar traded for 74.58 cents US compared with an average of 74.55 cents US on Wednesday.

The May crude contract was down 47 cents at US$58.94 per barrel and the May natural gas contract was up 1.6 cents at US$2.73 per mmBTU.

The June gold contract was down US$17.90 at US$1,299.00 an ounce and the May copper contract was up 1.40 cents at US$2.88 a pound.

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

The Canadian Press

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