Morning market, a downer
Sep 18, 2012 / 6:57 am
The Toronto stock market was lower shortly after open, as commodity prices pulled back.
The S&P/TSX composite index dropped 44.69 points to 12,402.17 while the TSX Venture Exchange inched down 0.23 of a point to 1,316.93.
Commodity prices were lower with October crude off 70 cents to US$95.92 a barrel.
December copper was down 2.7 cents at US$3.77 a pound while December bullion fell $6.10 to US$1,764.50 an ounce.
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrials were down 29.89 points to 13,523.21, the Nasdaq composite index backed off 8.12 points to 3,170.55, while the S&P 500 index slid 4.57 points to 1,456.62.
The Canadian dollar was down 0.02 to 102.51 cents US.
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