TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was up in late-morning trading along with U.S. markets as technology and financial stocks rose.
The S&P/TSX composite index was up 142.02 points at 19,426.12.
In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 322.27 points at 33,197.98. The S&P 500 index was up 61.19 points at 3,844.41, while the Nasdaq composite was up 247.41 points at 10,460.70.
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The Canadian dollar traded for 73.68 US compared with 73.72 cents US on Wednesday.
The February crude contract was down US$1.43 at US$77.53 per barrel and the February natural gas contract was down 25 cents at US$4.43 per mmBTU.
The February gold contract was up US$4.10 at US$1,819.90 an ounce and the March copper contract was down two cents at US$3.82 a pound.
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