NEWS
05/13/2015 11:31 EDT | Updated 05/13/2016 01:12 EDT

Canadian dollar up, Toronto Stock Exchange down Wednesday morning

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was up about one-third of a U.S. cent but the Toronto stock market was down Wednesday morning.The loonie traded at 83.59 cents US, up 0.38 of a U.S. cent from Tuesday's close.The S&P/TSX composite was down 70.58 points at 14,972.57, after falling 109.49 points on Tuesday.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.16 points at 18,068.39, the Nasdaq index rose 11.37 points to 4,987.56, and the S&P 500 advanced 1.23 points to 2,100.35.On the commodity markets, the June crude contract was up 18 cents at US$60.93 a barrel and the June gold contract rose $21.50 to US$1,213.90 an ounce.