8 Oct

Markets update

On the markets at 9:50 a.m. (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 21.16 points to 15,098.75.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 10.55 points to 22,004.26.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 0.48 of a point to 2,465.36.The Nasdaq composite index was down 7.81 points to 6,332.42.The Canadian dollar was trading at 78.43 cents US, down from Monday’s average price of 78.71 cents US.