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Canadian dollar up ahead of open at North American stock markets

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was up about one-quarter of a U.S. cent before North American stock markets opened Tuesday.The loonie traded at 80.93 cents US, up 0.27 of a U.S. cent from Monday's close.The Dow Jones industrial futures were down 18 points at 17,750.0, the Nasdaq futures fell 11.5 points to 4,420.8, and the S&P 500 futures declined 1.6 points to 2,076.6.On the commodity markets, the July crude contract was up $1.22 at US$59.36 a barrel and the August gold contract rose $6.90 to US$1,180.50 an ounce.The S&P/TSX composite index had its lowest close on two months on Monday, after falling 213.83 points at 14,743.33.

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