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S&P/TSX composite posts small gain Monday, U.S. stock markets also up

Written by on June 10, 2024

TORONTO — Strength in the energy, technology and base metal sectors helped Canada’s main stock index post a small gain on Monday, while U.S. stock markets also rose.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 62.76 points at 22,069.76.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 69.05 points at 38,868.04. The S&P 500 index was up 13.80 points at 5,360.79, while the Nasdaq composite was up 59.40 points at 17,192.53.

The Canadian dollar traded for 72.65 cents US compared with 72.78 cents US on Friday.

The July crude oil contract was up US$2.21 at US$77.74 per barrel and the July natural gas contract was down one cent at US$2.91 per 1,000 cubic feet.

The August gold contract was up $2 at US$2,327 an ounce and the July copper contract was up six cents at US$4.54 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 10, 2024.

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