Jul 20, 2012 / 6:51 am
The Toronto stock market was lower while commodity prices headed lower on nagging worries about the fragile global economic recovery.
The S&P/TSX composite index fell 59.96 points to 11,605.74.
The Canadian dollar lost 0.41 of a cent to 98.82 cents US after closing Thursday at a two-month high.
U.S. markets were lower amid a mixed bag of corporate earnings from heavyweights including Microsoft Corp., General Electric and Xerox.
The Dow Jones industrials lost 87.26 points to 12,856.1. The Nasdaq composite index dropped 11.28 points to 2,954.62 and the S&P 500 index declined 6.65 points to 1,369.86.
Oil prices fell $1.31 to US$91.35 a barrel after rising Mideast tensions sent crude up by almost $3 yesterday.
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