Financial market highlights on Tuesday SPTSX 1547412 down 4211 points

Highlights at the close Tuesday at world financial market trading.Stocks:S&P/TSX Composite Index — 15,474.12, down 42.11 pointsDow — 22,284.32, down 11.77 pointsS&P 500– 2,496.84, up 0.18 of a pointNasdaq — 6,380.16, up 9.57 pointsCurrencies:Cdn — 80.84 cents US, down 0.19 of a centPound — C$1.6620, down 0.20 of a centEuro — C$1.4580, down 0.54 of a centEuro — US$1.1787, down 0.71 of a centOil futures:US$51.88, down 34 cents(November contract)Gold futures:US$1,301.70 per oz., down $9.80(December contract)Canadian Fine Silver Handy and Harman:$21.772 per oz., down 10.8 cents$699.97 per kg., down $3.47

Grains mixed livestock higher

CHICAGO — Grain futures were mostly mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept. delivery rose 5.60 cents at $4.7420 a bushel; Sept. corn fell 2 cents at $3.5760 a bushel; Sept. oats was up 8.40 cents at $2.6960 a bushel; while Sept. soybeans was off 2 cents at 8.5120 a bushel.Beef and pork were higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.Aug. live cattle was up .10 cent at $1.0490 a pound; Aug. feeder cattle rose .50 cent at $1.38 a pound; Oct. lean hogs gained 1.30 cent at .6175 a pound.The Associated Press