TSX, S&P 500 and Nasdaq set record highs on strong results and better oil prices

TSX, S&P 500 and Nasdaq set record highs on strong results and better oil prices
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TORONTO — Three of North America’s stock markets closed at all-time highs as they got lifts from strong U.S. corporate results and higher crude oil prices.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 92.12 points at 16,669.40.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 145.34 points at 26,656.39. The S&P 500 index was up 25.71 points at 2,933.68, while the Nasdaq composite was up 105.56 points at 8,120.82.

The Canadian dollar traded at an average of 74.51 cents US compared with an average of 74.89 cents US on Monday.

The June crude contract was up 75 cents at US$66.30 per barrel and the June natural gas contract was down 5.9 cents at US$2.50 per mmBTU.

The June gold contract was down US$4.40 at US$1,273.20 an ounce and the May copper contract was down 0.8 of a cent at US$2.89 a pound.

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

The Canadian Press


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