TORONTO – The Toronto Stock Exchange advanced in early trading on Friday, buoyed by its energy sector, as the price of oil surpassed the US $ 65 per barrel mark.
The S & P / TSX composite index of the Toronto public prosecutor’s office gained 46.43 points to 18,172.15 points.
In New York, the Dow Jones Industrials Average climbed 213.69 points to 31,137.83 points, while the broader S&P 500 Index climbed 19.18 points to 3,787.65 points. The Nasdaq composite index for its part seized 40.89 points to 12,764.37 points.
In the currency market, the Canadian dollar was trading at 78.97 cents US, down from its average rate of 79.13 cents US the previous day.
On the New York Commodities Exchange, the price of crude oil advanced US $ 1.81 to US $ 65.64 per barrel, while gold rose US $ 2.80 to US $ 1,703.50 the ounce. The price of copper gained 8 US cents to US $ 4.06 per pound.
The Canadian Press