Canada, U.S. markets slump Monday



Canadian and U.S. markets slumped on the final day of October, with Canadian markets buoyed considerably by vitality shares whilst the value of oil fell.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 45.05 factors at 19,426.14.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial common was down 128.85 factors at 32,732.95. The S&P 500 index was down 29.08 factors at 3,871.98,whereas the Nasdaq composite was down 114.31 factors at 10,988.15.

The Canadian greenback traded for 73.27 cents UScompared with 73.45 cents US on Friday.

The December crude contract was down $1.37 at US$86.53 per barrel and the December pure gasoline contract was up 67 cents at US$6.36 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was down US$4.10 at US$1,640.70 an ounceand the December copper contract was down 5.4 cents at US$3.38 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 31, 2022.



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