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S&P/TSX composite down nearly 300 points, U.S. stock markets also trade lower |


Canada’s most important inventory index fell nearly 300 factors Friday after a shock reversal Thursday, pulled down by losses in vitality and base metals, whereas the U.S. markets fell at a steeper price.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 287.28 factors at 18,326.35.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial common was down 403.89 factors at 29,634.83. The S&P 500 index was down 86.84 factors, or greater than two per cent, at 3,583.07, whereas the Nasdaq composite was down 327.76 factors, or greater than three per cent, at 10,321.39.

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The Canadian greenback traded for 72.17 cents US in contrast with 72.43 cents US on Thursday.

The November crude contract was down US$3.50 at US$85.61 per barrel and the November pure gasoline contract was down 28.8 cents at US$6.45 per mmBTU.

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The December gold contract was down US$28.10 at US$1,648.90 an oz and the December copper contract was down 1.7 cents at US$3.42 a pound.

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