The Toronto Stock Exchange declined today as figures revealed that US oil stocks are higher than expected. Oil prices and energy stocks slipped back as a result. Meanwhile hopes of a deal between Greece and its creditors faltered as Germany blocked an extension of the bailout agreement; however there is some hope of a deal being agreed tomorrow.
The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed 32.42 (0.21 per cent)
The NYSE closed lower (Nasdaq was up)
Oil is trending higher (Brent $60.02, WTI $51.95 at 4.35pm)
Gold is trending lower
The loonie is valued at U$ 0.80047 (4.35pm)