S&P/TSX composite up more than 100 points, U.S. stock markets also rise



Strength within the expertise, utility and base steel sectors helped Canada’s most important stock index achieve more than 100 factors in late-morning buying and selling, whereas U.S. stock markets also rose.

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 138.67 factors at 19,057.07.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial common was up 242.70 factors at 31,742.32. The S&P 500 index was up 45.78 factors at 3,843.12, whereas the Nasdaq composite was up 200.46 factors at 11,153.07.

The Canadian greenback traded for 73.47 cents US in contrast with 72.88 cents US on Monday.

The December crude contract was up US$1.15 at US$85.73 per barrel and the December pure fuel contract was up 24 cents at US$5.99 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was up US$5.90 at US$1,660.00 an oz. and the December copper contract was down two cents at US$3.41 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 25, 2022


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