North American inventory markets fall initially of buying and selling

TORONTO — Canada’s predominant inventory index posted a triple-digit decline in late-morning buying and selling, weighed down by broad-based losses led by the monetary sector, whereas U.S. markets additionally fell.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 317.95 factors at 13,060.80.


In New York, the Dow Jones industrial common was down 457.21 factors at 21,459.95. The S&P 500 index was down 65.18 factors at 2,519.41, whereas the Nasdaq composite was down 142.63 factors at 7,557.47.

The Canadian greenback traded for 70.38 cents US in contrast with a median of 70.49 cents US on Tuesday.

The Could crude contract was up 9 cents at US$20.57 per barrel and the Could pure gasoline contract was down four.eight cents at US$1.59 mmBTU.


The June gold contract was up US$four.70 at US$1,601.30 an oz. and the Could copper contract was down 5.5 cents at US$2.17 a pound.