On the markets at midmorning (ET):The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 20.61 points to 15,265.32, after 90 minutes of trading.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 18.02 points to 21,622.73. The S&P 500 index was up 0.45 of a point to 2,474.28 and the Nasdaq composite index was up 0.85 of a point to 6,385.89The Canadian dollar was trading at 79.71 cents US, up from Wednesday’s average price of 79.40 cents US.The September crude contract was up 13 cents to US$47.45 per barrel and the August natural gas contract was up two cents to US$3.09 per mmBTU.The August gold contract was up $3.20 to US$1,245.20 an ounce and the September copper contract was up one cent to US$2.72 a pound.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *