Loonie gives up some of last week’s gain

first_img The Dow Jones industrial futures were up 12 points at 17,606.0 before markets opened, the S&P 500 futures advanced 1.9 points to 2,075.6 and the Nasdaq futures gained 8.2 points to 4,651.5. On the commodity markets, the December gold contract fell $4.90 to US$1,136.50 an ounce, the December crude contract was down 69 cents at US$45.90 a barrel and the December contract for natural gas was down eight cents at US$2.25. On Friday, the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index fell 262.71 points to close at 13,529.17 – its fourth negative showing of the week. Canadian Press Keywords Marketwatch TSX gets lift from financials, U.S. markets rise to highest since March Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Toronto stock market dips on weakness in the energy and financials sectorscenter_img Related news The Canadian dollar gave up some of last week’s gains early Monday as U.S. index futures pointed up. The loonie was down 0.18 of a cent at 76.30. The currency gained 0.58 of a U.S. cent last week. S&P/TSX composite hits highest close since March on strength of financials sector Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more