April 24th, 2024

S&P/TSX composite index little changed Tuesday, U.S. markets mixed

By The Canadian Press on February 27, 2024.

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 was little changed Tuesday as bank earnings began to roll in, while U.S. markets were mixed.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 5.41 points at 21,318.90.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 96.82 points at 38,972.41. The S&P 500 index was up 8.65 points at 5,078.18,while the Nasdaq composite was up 59.05 points at 16,035.30.

The Canadian dollar traded for 73.96 cents US compared with 73.99 cents US on Monday.

The April crude oil contract was up US$1.29 at US$78.87 per barrel and the April natural gas contract was up six cents at US$1.81 per mmBTU.

The April gold contract was up US$5.20 at US$2,044.10 an ounceand the May copper contract was up two cents at US$3.85 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 27, 2024.

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