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Loonie gains strength but remains near 11-year lows, index futures positive

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar strengthened Tuesday but remained near 11-year lows.

The loonie traded at 71.84 cents US, up 0.23 from Monday's close.

The Dow Jones futures were up 21.0 points at 17,199.0, the S&P 500 futures advanced 2.0 points to 2,016.9 and the Nasdaq gained 1.5 points to 4,564.5.

On the commodity markets, the February gold contract fell $3.40 to US$1,077.20 an ounce, the February crude contract was up nine cents at US$35.90 per barrel and the January contract for natural gas was dwon one cent at US$1.90.

On Monday, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX index rose 10.08 points to end the day to 13,034.38.

The Canadian Press

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