Higher oil prices boosts TSX, Canadian dollar

Gas prices range from .86 to $1.08 a litre as of 4 0’clock this morning.

Brantford, Brant: .90-$1.06

Hamilton: .89-$1.04

Burlington, Milton: .92-$1.06

Oakville, Mississauga: .91-$1.06

Kitchener-Waterloo:  .90-$1.06

Cambridge: .90-$1.08

Welland-Niagara Falls-Thorold-St. Catharines-Grimsby: .92-$1.05

Simcoe/Dunnville: .91

Woodstock: .91

Tillsonburg, Ingersoll: .93

London: .86-.93

The world price of crude oil is up 23-cents at $52.59 per barrel.

The Canadian dollar is trading overseas this morning at 75.84 cents U-S, up 0.31 of a cent from yesterday’s close.

Canada’s main stock index rose for a fifth straight day as higher oil prices helped the key energy sector and cannabis stocks increased.

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 98.76 points to 14,903.49.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 122.80 points at 24,001.92.

The S&P 500 index was up 11.68 points at 2,596.64, while the Nasdaq composite was up 28.99 points at 6,986.07.

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