S&P/TSX composite closes down more than 100 points, U.S. stock markets mixed


TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed down more than 100 points as crude prices fell again in what was a wavy day for markets that saw U.S. markets end mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 109.63 points at 19,890.06.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 84.96 points at 32,160.74. The S&P 500 index ended up 9.81 points at 4,001.05, while the Nasdaq composite was up 114.42 points at 11,737.67.

The Canadian dollar traded for 76.85 cents US compared with 77.14 cents US on Monday.

The June crude contract ended down US$3.33 at US$99.76 per barrel and the June natural gas contract was up 36 cents at US$7.39 per mmBTU.

The June gold contract was down US$17.60 at US$1,841.00 an ounce and the July copper contract was down four cents at US$4.16 a pound.

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



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