S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets mixed


Published December 10, 2021 at 11:33 am

TORONTO — Losses in the base metals, technology and energy sectors led Canada’s main stock index lower in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 80.08 points at 20,845.41.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 10.20 points at 35,764.89. The S&P 500 index was up 10.25 points at 4,677.70, while the Nasdaq composite was down 8.60 points at 15,508.77.

The Canadian dollar traded for 78.64 cents US compared with 78.74 cents US on Thursday.

The January crude contract was up 19 cents at US$71.13 per barrel and the January natural gas contract was up three cents at US$3.85 per mmBTU.

The February gold contract was up US$8.30 at US$1,785.00 an ounce and the March copper contract was down three cents at US$4.31 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 10, 2021.

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