S&P/TSX index down more than 150 points, US stock markets also down

Canada’s main stock index was down more than 150 points late in the morning as losses in the base metals and financials sectors helped push the Toronto market lower, while U.S. stock markets also fell.

The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 174.14 points to 20,340.66.

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In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 292.17 points to 33,139.27. The S&P 500 index fell 38.45 points to 4,009.97, while the Nasdaq composite fell 93.78 points to 11,581.96.

The Canadian dollar was trading at 72.85 US cents against 73.45 US cents on Monday.

The April crude contract was down US$1.66 at US$78.80 per barrel and the April natural gas contract was up four cents at US$2.61 per mmBTU.

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The April gold contract was down US$31.00 at US$1,823.60 an ounce and the May copper contract was down 10 cents at US$3.99 per pound.

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