July 23rd, 2024

S&P/TSX composite posts loss Tuesday, U.S. stock markets mixed


By The Canadian Press on July 9, 2024.

The exterior of the TMX is seen in Toronto, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index posted a loss on Tuesday as weakness in energy and industrial stocks led the market lower, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 83.63 points at 22,042.50.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 52.82 points at 39,291.97. The S&P 500 index was up 4.13 points at 5,576.98,while the Nasdaq composite was up 25.55 points at 18,429.29.

The Canadian dollar traded for 73.32 cents US compared with 73.35 cents US on Monday.

The August crude oil contract was down 92 cents at US$81.41 per barrel and the August natural gas contract was down two cents at US$2.34 per mmBTU.

The August gold contract was up US$4.40 at US$2,367.90 an ounceand the September copper contract was down four cents at US$4.58 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 9, 2024.

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

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