TORONTO — Losses in the technology and base metals sectors weighed on the Toronto Stock Exchange as Canada’s main stock index fell in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.
The S&P/TSX composite index was down 22.18 points at 19,206.69.
In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 82.15 points at 33,585.72. The S&P 500 index was up 4.70 points at 4,101.87, while the Nasdaq composite was down 17.17 points at 13,812.14.
The Canadian dollar traded for 79.65 cents US compared with 79.50 cents US on Thursday.
The May crude oil contract was up five cents at US$59.65 per barrel and the May natural gas contract was up two cents at US$2.54 per mmBTU.
The June gold contract was down US$15.00 at US$1,743.20 an ounce and the May copper contract was down four cents at US$4.06 a pound.
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The Canadian Press