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S&P/TSX composite slightly down on energy and industrials; U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down more than 100 points in late-morning trading led lower by losses in the energy and industrial sectors, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 114.31 points at 20,515.
The S&P TSX composite index screen at the TMX Market Centre in downtown Toronto is photographed on Friday, November 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down just 30 points Wednesday as losses in energy and industrials outweighed gains in other areas, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 29.95 points at 20,599.60.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 9.88 points at 33,743.84.The S&P 500 index was down 0.73 points at 4,016.22, while the Nasdaq composite was down 20.91 points at 11,313.36.

The Canadian dollar traded for 74.67 cents US compared with 74.79 on Tuesday.

The March crude contract was up two cents at US$80.15 per barrel and the March natural gas contract was down 14 cents at US$2.92 per mmBTU.

The February gold contract was up US$7.20 at US$1,942.60 an ounce and the March copper contract was down less than a penny at US$4.24 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 25, 2023.

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