S&P/TSX composite down in late morning trading, U.S. stock markets mixed


By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 2, 2023 12:04 pm Canada’s main stock index was down in late-morning trading as weakness in financial stocks weighed on the market, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 15.05 points at 20,244.73.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 113.09 points at 32,774.93. The S&P 500 index was down 7.94 points at 3,943.45, while the Nasdaq composite was down 54.94 points at 11,324.54. Trending Now The Canadian dollar traded for 73.52 cents US compared with 73.46 cents US on Wednesday.The April crude contract was up 49 cents at US$78.18 per barrel and the April natural gas contract was down six cents at US$2.75 per mmBTU. Story continues below advertisement The April gold contract was down US$1.50 at US$1,843.90 an ounce and the May copper contract was down seven cents at US$4.09 a pound. &copy 2023 The Canadian Press

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