The S&P/TSX Composite Index is down in late morning trading, and US stock markets are also down

Toronto –

The main Canadian stock index retreated from a record close on Tuesday as losses in the energy, technology and base metals sectors weighed on the Toronto market.

The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 36.20 points to 21,558.32.

In New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 29.88 points at 36,290.10. The S&P 500 fell 3.52 points to 4,681.73, while the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 54.24 points to 15,832.30.

The Canadian dollar was trading at 80.45 US cents at 80.33 on Tuesday.

The December crude oil contract fell $1.61 to $82.54 a barrel and the December natural gas contract was down nine cents at $4.89 per million British thermal units.

The December gold contract rose $26.50 to $1,857.30 an ounce and the December two-year copper contract fell to $4.36 a pound.

This report was first published by The Canadian Press on November 10, 2021

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