Toronto stock in­dex slips, U.S. mar­kets nearly flat

Cape Breton Post - - Business -

TORONTO — North Amer­i­can stock mar­kets were gen­er­ally lower in late-morn­ing trad­ing, but only mod­estly.

The S&P/TSX com­pos­ite in­dex fell 22.03 points to 15,388.70, af­ter 90 min­utes of trad­ing. In New York, the Dow Jones in­dus­trial av­er­age lost 12.32 points to 21,070.63. The S&P 500 in­dex shed 0.61 of a point to 2,414.46, and the Nas­daq com­pos­ite in­dex gained 0.15 of a point at 6,205.41.

The U.S. mar­kets will be closed Mon­day for the Memo­rial Day hol­i­day.

The Cana­dian dol­lar was trad­ing at 74.35 cents US, up from Thurs­day’s av­er­age price of 74.33 cents US.

The July crude con­tract was up 15 cents at US$49.05 per bar­rel and the July nat­u­ral gas con­tract was down one cent at US$3.26 per mmBTU.

The June gold con­tract was up US$10.90 to US$1,267.30 an ounce and the July cop­per con­tract was down three cents at US$2.57 a pound.

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