TSX, loonie soar as oil prices rebound; U.S. indexes mixed

New York markets were mixed, with the Dow Jones industrial average rising 183.12 points to end the day at 16,336.66, while the broader S&P 500 rose 9.5 points to 1,912.53 and the Nasdaq fell 12.71 points to 4,504.24.

TORONTO – The Toronto stock exchange rose sharply and also the Canadian dollar soared greater than a penny against its U.S. counterpart as volatile oil prices ended your day higher.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index rose 150.76 suggests close at 12,593.02, after losing nearly three per cent of its value within the two previous sessions.

New York markets were mixed, using the Dow Jones industrial average rising 183.12 suggests end the day at 16,336.66, as the broader S&P 500 rose 9.5 suggests 1,912.53 and also the Nasdaq fell 12.71 suggests 4,504.24.

The March contract for benchmark oil increased $2.40 to stay at US$32.28 a barrel, while March gas added 1.3 cents to end trading at US$2.038 per mmBtu and April gold rose $14.10 to US$1,141.30 a troy ounce.

The loonie ended the day up 1.32 U.S. cents at 72.61 cents US.

The Canadian Press

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