S&P/TSX composite index edges lower at late-morning, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite index edges lower at late-morning, U.S. stock markets mixed
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TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading as the energy, financial and industrial sectors all fell, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 1.83 points at 14,618.51.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 199.62 points at 23,524.07. The S&P 500 index was down 12.29 points at 2,818.42, while the Nasdaq composite was up 34.81 points at 8,639.76.

The Canadian dollar traded for 70.95 cents US compared with an average of 71.09 cents US on Friday.

The June crude contract was up 15 cents at US$19.93 per barrel and the June natural gas contract was up eight cents at US$1.97 per mmBTU.

The June gold contract was up US$8.20 at US$1,709.10 an ounce and the July copper contract was down nearly a penny at nearly US$2.31 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 4, 2020.

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

 

The Canadian Press



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