By Commodity News Service Canada
WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 – The Canadian dollar was little changed
at close Thursday as increases in the price of oil were offset
by losses in the S&P/TSX.
Oil prices were up Thursday. United States crude prices
rose one per cent to US$57.39 a barrel.
The Canadian dollar settled Thursday at US$0.7879 or
C$1.2692, compared to Wednesday’s North America close of
US$0.7856 or C$1.2729.
In Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite Index was down 23.26,
Canada’s agricultural sector performed as follows:
AGT Food and Ingredients—–dn $ 0.87 at $ 18.23
Agrium Incorporated———-dn $ 0.32 at $136.01
Buhler Industries————unchanged at $ 4.60 4.60
Maple Leaf Foods————-dn $ 0.06 at $ 33.08
Potash Corp. of Sask———dn $ 0.10 at $ 24.28
(All figures are in Canadian dollars.)