Financial market highlights on Friday SPTSX 1525797 up 6601

Highlights at the close Friday at world financial market trading.Stocks:S&P/TSX Composite Index — 15,257.97, up 66.01 pointsDow — 22,092.81, up 66.71 points (record high)S&P 500– 2,476.83, up 4.67 pointsNasdaq — 6,351.56, up 11.22 pointsCurrencies:Cdn — 79.13 cents US, down 0.37 of a centPound — C$1.6495, down 0.24 of centEuro — C$1.4886, down 0.42 of a centEuro — US$1.1812, down 0.56 of a centOil futures:US$49.58, up 55 cents(September contract)Gold futures:US$1,264.60 per oz., down $9.80(December contract)Canadian Fine Silver Handy and Harman:Daily quote unavailable from source; office closed on Fridays(Thursday: $21.813 per oz., $701.29 per kg.) read more