S&P/TSX composite up more than 200 points, U.S. stock markets also higher | Globalnews.ca


Canada’s main stock index was up in late-morning trading, led higher by broad gains across all sectors, while U.S. stock markets were also up.

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 241.07 points at 19,829.97.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 471.70 points at 32,290.84. The S&P 500 index was up 78.55 points at 3,934.31, while the Nasdaq composite was up 260.94 points at 11,449.78.

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The Canadian dollar traded for 73.19 cents US, compared with 72.83 cents US on Monday.

The April crude contract was up US$1 at US$73.80 per barrel and the April natural gas contract was down three cents at US$2.58 per mmBTU.

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The April gold contract was down US$5.30 at US$1,911.20 an ounce and the May copper contract was down four cents at US$4.02 a pound.

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