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Falling energy prices push S&P/TSX composite lower in late-morning trading


TORONTO – Canada’s primary inventory index misplaced floor in late-morning buying and selling on the ultimate day of buying and selling in July because the vitality sector fell on decrease pure fuel and crude oil costs.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 78.05 factors at 20,233.73.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial common was down 87.59 factors at 34,996.94. The S&P 500 index was down 17.63 factors at 4,401.52, whereas the Nasdaq composite was down 82.87 factors at 14,695.39.

The Canadian greenback traded for 80.14 cents US, in contrast with 80.32 cents US on Thursday.

The September crude oil contract was down 10 cents at US$73.52 per barrel and the September pure fuel contract was down 18.5 cents at US$3.88 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was down US$10.40 at US$1,825.40 an oz and the September copper contract was down 7.5 cents at almost US$4.45 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed July 30, 2021.

Corporations on this story: (TSX:GSPTSE, TSX:CADUSD)



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