Financial market highlights on Friday SPTSX 1517481 up 3981

Highlights at the close Friday at world financial market trading.Stocks:S&P/TSX Composite Index — 15,174.81, up 39.81 pointsDow — 21,637.74, up 84.65 points (record high)S&P 500– 2,459.27, up 11.44 points (record high)Nasdaq — 6,312.47, up 38.03 pointsCurrencies:Cdn — 78.91 cents US, up 0.44 of a centPound — C$1.6553, up 0.71 of a centEuro — C$1.4515, down 0.14 of a centEuro — US$1.1454, up 0.52 of a centOil futures:US$46.54, up 46 cents(August contract)Gold futures:US$1,227.50 per oz., up $10.20(August contract)Canadian Fine Silver Handy and Harman:Daily quote unavailable from source; office closed on Fridays(Thursday: $20.904 per oz.; $672.06 per kg.) read more