Canadian stock market negative

By on May 26, 2017


Canada's main stock index dropped Thursday due to a plunge in oil prices weighed on energy shares, offsetting gains for industrials and for financials.  (Photo by Halava (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0)
Canada’s main stock index dropped Thursday due to a plunge in oil prices weighed on energy shares, offsetting gains for industrials and for financials. (Photo by Halava (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0)
TORONTO—Canada’s main stock index dropped Thursday due to a plunge in oil prices weighed on energy shares, offsetting gains for industrials and for financials .

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index fell 8.76 points, or 0.06 percent to close Thursday at 15,410.73. Seven of the index’s 10 main groups ended lower.

The Canadian dollar dipped 0.43 cents to 0.74.15 U.S dollar.