Stockhouse @ the Bell: TSX takes a hit on falling gold and oil prices | 2020-08-27 | Investment News


Canada’s main stock index closed lower in trading on Thursday, dragged down by losses in the materials and energy sectors as gold and crude prices fell. On the flip side, financials rose as TD Bank and CIBC surged after both lenders beat analysts’ expectations for the third quarter of 2020.
Major US markets have been divided as the Dow Jones closed higher after a string of underperforming days after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell boosted sentiment with an aggressive new strategy to further support the economy and restore the country to full employment and reduce inflation to a higher level. higher level. Overseas, Euro and Asian markets closed lower.

Today in the markets

The Canadian dollar traded at 76.15 US cents against 76.02 US cents on Wednesday.

Crude oil prices fell $ 0.40 to $ 42.99.

The price of gold was down $ 22.31 to $ 1,929.44.

In global markets, the Nikkei fell 81.71 points to 23,208.86, the Hang Seng fell 208.90 points to 25,281.15, the FTSE fell 45.27 points to 5,999.99 and the DAX fell 93 , 12 points at 13,096.36.

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