Markets Update

In early trading:

In Toronto, the S-and-P T-S-X composite index was up 80.05 points to 22,280.96.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 90.05 points to 39,155.31.

The S-and-P 500 index was up 21.07 points to 5,286.57.

The Nasdaq composite index was up 72.43 points to 16,808.97.

The Canadian dollar was trading at 73.02 cents U-S compared with 72.98 cents on Thursday.


The Canadian Press