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S&P/TSX composite down Monday, U.S. stock markets mixed

By The Canadian Press on October 23, 2023.

Bay Street in Canada's financial district is shown in Toronto on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

TORONTO – Losses in energy and metals stocks led the way down for Canada’s main stock index Monday, while U.S. markets ended the day mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 68.90 points at 19,046.74.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 190.87 points at 32,936.41. The S&P 500 index was down 7.12 points at 4,217.04, while the Nasdaq composite was up 34.52 points at 13,018.33.

The Canadian dollar traded for 73.03 cents UScompared with 73.02 cents US on Friday.

The December crude contract was down US$2.59 at US$85.49 per barrel and the December natural gas contract was up two cents at US$3.27 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was down US$6.60 at US$1,987.80 an ounceand the December copper contract was up two cents at US$3.59 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 23, 2023.

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