Materials sector helps elevate stocks in Toronto, loonie edges up against U.S.


TORONTO — The elements sector served Canada’s key stock index march greater into record territory in late-early morning trading.

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 39.42 factors at 17,598.44

U.S. stock markets are shut because of to the Martin Luther King Jr. getaway.

The Canadian dollar traded for 76.58 cents US compared with an ordinary of 76.56 cents US on Friday.

The March crude contract was up 6 cents at US$58.64 for every barrel and the February purely natural fuel contract was down 9.1 cents at US$1.91 for every mmBTU.

The February gold contract was up 60 cents at US$1,560.90 an ounce and the March copper agreement was down .3 of a cent at US$2.84 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was initial posted Jan. 20, 2020.

Firms in this tale: (TSX:GSPTSE, TSX:CADUSD=X)


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