Financial market highlights on Tuesday SPTSX 1581690 up 1420 points

Highlights at the close Tuesday at world financial market trading.Stocks:S&P/TSX Composite Index — 15,816.90, up 14.20 pointsDow — 22,997.44, up 40.48 points (record high)S&P 500– 2,559.36, up 1.72 points (record high)Nasdaq — 6,623.66, down 0.35 of a pointCurrencies:Cdn — 79.69 cents US, down 0.12 of a centPound — C$1.6538, down 0.89 of a centEuro — C$1.4752, down 0.36 of a centEuro — US$1.1756, down 0.47 of a centOil futures:US$52.11, down three cents(December contract)Gold futures:US$1,286.20 per oz., down $16.80(December contract)Canadian Fine Silver Handy and Harman:$22.195 oz., down 53.9 cents$713.57 kg., down $17.33 read more