Mar 7, 2013 / 7:00 am
The Toronto stock market is higher, reflecting rising commodities along with strong economic data and record performance on U.S. markets.
The S&P/TSX composite index gained 35.14 points to 12,867.1. The Canadian dollar rose 0.12 of a cent to 97.07 cents US as Statistics Canada said the trade deficit with the world narrowed in January, falling to $237 million from $332 million in December.
In New York, the Dow Jones industrials aimed at a third consecutive day of setting record highs. The index rose 29.56 points to 14,325.8.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 3.54 points to 3,225.91 while the S&P 500 index gained 2.92 points to 1,544.38.
The April crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange was up 66 cents to US$91.09 a barrel.
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