Gas prices range from $1.15-$1.28 a litre as of 4 a-m.
Brantford, Brant: $1.20-$1.28
Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph: $1.16-$1.28
Welland-Niagara Falls-Thorold-St. Catharines-Grimsby: $1.16-$1.28
Simcoe, Caledonia: $1.15-$1.26
Tillsonburg, Ingersoll, Woodstock: $1.20-$1.26
London: $1.17- $1.24
Benchmark U-S crude is up 38 cents this morning to $60.81 U-S per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The Canadian dollar is trading overseas this morning at 76.62 cents U-S, up 24 -100ths of a cent from yesterday’s average value of 76.38.
North American stock markets rose, with U.S. markets hitting all-time highs, after the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed the central bank will cut interest rates because of a weakened economy.
The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 18.08 points at 16,563.29.
In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 76.71 points at 26,860.20.
The S&P 500 index was up 13.44 points at 2,993.07, while the Nasdaq composite was up 60.80 points at 8,202.53.