Lack of enthusiasm drops TSX
Sep 17, 2012 / 7:01 am
The Toronto stock market started the week lower as traders backed away from some of their enthusiasm over the Federal Reserve's plan for new measures to energize the U.S. economy.
The S&P/TSX composite index inched down 4.21 points to 12,495.26.
The Canadian dollar backed off 0.2 of a cent to 102.95 cents US.
The October crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange rose 27 cents to US$99.27.
Copper prices for December were down three cents to US$3.81 a pound. Copper, viewed as an economic barometer because it is used in so many industries, surged 19 cents last week.
Bullion was up $2.10 at US$1,774.80 an ounce.
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