The Canadian PressMarch 7, 2014 10:01
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market held onto a small gain Friday as job creation data in the U.S. came in well above expectations.
The Canadian dollar tumbled 0.85 of a cent to 90.13 cents US while other data showed the Canadian economy shed 7,000 jobs last month against a gain of 15,000 that economists had expected.
New York also turned lower as the American economy created 175,000 jobs last month, well above expectations for 139,000.
The Dow industrials was down 10.56 points at 16,411.33, the Nasdaq dropped 31.94 points to 4,320.18 and the S