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23:31  10 july  2018
23:31  10 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

Toronto market dips on broad losses

  Toronto market dips on broad losses Canada's main stock index ended down after gains in energy stocks weren't enough to counter broad losses elsewhere, while U.S. markets continued to slide amid lingering tensions with America's trading partners. The S&P/TSX composite index ended down 48.84 points at 16,231.25 as health-care, financial and other sectors fell.

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The energy sector helped push Canada's main stock index higher in late-morning trading as the price of oil climbed.

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TORONTO - Energy stocks helped lift Canada's main stock index to another record close as the price of oil also ticked higher, while the loonie was down a touch ahead of the Bank of Canada's interest rate decision Wednesday.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 96.38 points at 16,548.72 to top the record close set a day earlier. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average ended up 143.07 points at 24,919.66.

The S&P 500 index closed up 9.67 at 2,793.84 and the Nasdaq composite index was up 3 points at 7,759.20.

The Canadian dollar averaged 76.19 cents US, down 0.16 of a US cent.

The August crude contract closed up 26 cents at US$74.11 per barrel and the August natural gas contract was down four cents at US$2.79 per mmBTU.

The August gold contract ended down $4.20 at US$1,255.40 an ounce and the September copper contract was down a penny at US$2.84 a pound.

Toronto stock index down moderately .
Toronto stock index down moderatelyThe Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down 14.62 points at 16,420.84 as energy stocks also dropped while financials rose.

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