TSX falls as commodity prices pull down industrial, metals
Published Thursday, September 20, 2012 8:51AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, September 20, 2012 5:15PM EDT
TORONTO -- The Toronto stock market ended another losing session as weaker commodities weighed heavy on the industrial and metals sectors.
The S&P/TSX composite index dropped 26.91 points to 12,409.25.
The price of crude inched lower for the October contract, falling 11 cents to US$91.87 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The November contract, which traded in higher volume, gained 12 cents to $92.42.
Gold bullion fell $1.50 to end the session at US$1,770.20 an ounce.
The Dow Jones industrial average was ahead 18.97 points to 13,596.93, the Nasdaq composite index fell 6.66 points to 3,175.96 and the S&P 500 index backed off 0.79 of a point to 1,460.26.
The Canadian dollar fell 0.21 of a cent to 102.41 cents US.