TSX down as most subsectors negative

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index lost some ground even though pot stocks rose again and led the TSX on sentiment heading into next week’s legalization.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 92.12 points to 15,854.05.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 56.21 points at 26,430.57. The S&P 500 index was off 4.09 points at 2,880.34, while the Nasdaq composite was up 2.07 points at 7,738.02.

The Canadian dollar traded at an average of 77.13 cents US compared with an average of 77.30 cents US on Friday.

The November crude contract was up 67 cents at US$74.96 per barrel and the November natural gas contract was down one tenth of a cent at US$3.27 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was up US$2.90 at US$1,191.50 an ounce and the December copper contract was up 3.95 cents at US$2.81 a pound.

By The Canadian Press

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