NEWS
06/15/2015 08:11 EDT | Updated 06/15/2016 01:12 EDT

Canadian dollar down, North American index futures negative open

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was down about one-quarter of a U.S. cent before North American stock markets opened Monday.The loonie traded at 80.96 cents US, down 0.27 of a U.S. cent from Friday's close.The Dow Jones industrial futures were down 94 points at 17,809.0, the Nasdaq futures fell 22.5 points to 4,432.3, and the S&P 500 futures were unchanged at 2,093.1.On the commodity markets, the July crude contract was down 66 cents at US$59.30 a barrel and the August gold contract rose $1 to US$1,180.20 an ounce.The S&P/TSX composite index closed Friday at 14,741.15, after falling 89.73 points.