Dollarama and Weed stocks cause another down day on the Toronto stock market
TORONTO — A hefty pullback in the shares of discount retailer Dollarama and some big names in the marijuana business pushed Canada’s biggest stock index down in trading.
The S&P/TSX composite index was down 47.31 points to 16,001.71.
In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 147.07 points to 26,145.99. The S&P 500 index was up 15.26 points to 2,904,18, while the Nasdaq composite was up 59.48 points at 8,013.71.
The Canadian dollar was trading at an average of 76.94 cents US compared with an average of 76.84 cents US on Wednesday.
The October crude contract was down US$1.78 at US$68.59 per barrel and the October natural gas contract was down 1.2 cents at US$2.82 per mmBTU.
The December gold contract was down $2.70 at US$1,208.20 an ounce and the December copper contract was up 0.7 of a cent at US$2.68 a pound.
The Canadian Press