North American stock markets fall to end losing week amid mounting concerns

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TORONTO — North American stock markets fell to end a losing week as mounting concerns over the global economy gave investors pause.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 72.21 points at 20,663.06.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 271.66 points at 34,607.72. The S&P 500 index was down 34.70 points at 4,458.58, while the Nasdaq composite was down 132.76 points at 15,115.49.

The Canadian dollar traded for 79.17 cents US compared with 79.03 cents US on Thursday.

The October crude contract was up US$1.58 at US$69.72 per barrel and the October natural gas contract was down 9.3 cents at US$4.94 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract was down US$7.90 at US$1,792.10 an ounce and the December copper contract was up 16.7 cents at US$4.45 a pound.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 10, 2021.

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