The Toronto stock market was little changed as traders looked ahead to the U.S. presidential election and hoped that the contest will yield a clear-cut winner.
The S&P/TSX composite index inched 0.84 of a point lower to 112,351.94 while the TSX Venture Exchange added 0.63 of a point to 1,302.56.
The Canadian dollar ran up 0.25 of a cent to 100.58 cents US.
New York markets were higher as the Dow Jones industrials rose 66.04 points to 13,178.48.
The Nasdaq composite index gained 4.25 points to 3,003.91 while the S&P 500 index was ahead 5.19 points to 1,422.45.