Latest market news: Futures for Canada’s TSX were negative alongside commodity prices in Friday’s premarket as investors awaited the release of GDP data for May. U.S. equity futures were also down with an earnings report from tech giant Amazon Inc. falling short of expectations and weighing on sentiment. (Updated July 30, 2021)

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Weekly recap

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Current performance

Here are last week’s numbers for the North American and international investment markets. (This chart is updated every Monday afternoon, based on the previous Friday’s market-close figures.)


The stock and bond market*
INDEX CLOSE WEEK YTD
S&P/TSX Composite 20,188.43 1.02% 15.80%
Dow Jones Industrial Avg. 35,061.55 1.08% 14.56%
S&P 500 Index 4,411.79 1.96% 17.46%
Nasdaq Composite 14,836.99 2.84% 15.12%
10-yr GoC Yield 1.21% -0.03% 0.54%
10-yr U.S. Treasury Yield 1.30% -0.01% 0.37%
WTI Crude Oil (US$/bbl) 72.17 1.01% 48.74%
Canadian Dollar US$0.7952 0.14% 1.25%
Bank of Canada Prime Rate 2.45%

*Weekly performance ending July 23, 2021. Sources: www.bloomberg.com, www.bankofcanada.ca and www.treasury.gov.


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