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06/15/2015 11:13 EDT | Updated 06/15/2016 01:12 EDT

Toronto Stock Exchange turns positive, loonie and U.S. markets down

TORONTO - Toronto Stock Exchange showed resilience Monday, moving to the positive as other North American markets declined.The S&P/TSX composite index was 15.63 points at 14,756.78 Monday morning, recovering from an early drop.The Canadian dollar and main U.S. index remained in the red.The Dow Jones industrial average was down 125.99 points at 17,772.85, the Nasdaq index fell 36.75 points to 5,014.45 and the S&P 500 declined 11.26 points to 2,082.85.The loonie traded at 81.08 cents US, down 0.15 of a U.S. cent from Friday's close.On the commodity markets, the July crude contract was down 48 cents at US$59.48 a barrel and the August gold contract rose $1.80 to US$1,181.00 an ounce.