March 28, 2016 - 2:30 AM EDT
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Loonie gains ground, Toronto's main index down slightly as trading resumes

— The Canadian dollar was up and the Toronto Stock Exchange's main index was down in early morning trading today.

The loonie was at 75.80 cents

, up 0.17 of a cent from Thursday's close before the long weekend.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 36.96 points or 0.3 per cent at 13,321.15 after 15 minutes of trading as North American markets reopened after being closed Friday.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up a marginal 5.52 points at 17,521.25, the broader S&P 500 composite index advanced 0.37 of a point to 2,036.31 and the Nasdaq composite lost 8.83 points to 4,764.67.

The April crude contract was at US$39.25 per barrel, down 22 cents from Thursday, and April natural gas was at US$1.89 per mmBTU, up a penny.

The April gold contract was at US$1,220.60 an ounce, down $1, and May copper contracts were little changed at US$2.23 a pound.

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Source: News (March 28, 2016 - 2:30 AM EDT)

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