October 20, 2019
  • 11:04 am Veteran director J Om Prakash dies
  • 11:02 am Jaitley responding to treatment VPs office after Naidu visits AIIMS
  • 10:57 am Govt seeks report from schools about initiative for cleaning Yamuna
  • 10:16 am Hong Kong leader insists she will stay on
  • 10:15 am Japan briefs diplomats to wipe Fukushima nuke water concern

On the markets at 9:50 a.m. (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was up 54.44 points to 15,872.44.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 62.47 points to 23,225.51.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up 7.70 points to 2,569.80.The Nasdaq composite index was up 26.88 points to 6,631.95.The Canadian dollar was trading at 79.42 cents US, down from Thursday’s average price of 80.14 cents US.