Major North American indices mostly positive after Trump, Kim summit

TORONTO _ Major North American indices mostly moved up as the U.S. President and North Korean leader ended their historic summit.

The S&P/TSX composite index gained 25.69 points to 16,288.98.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average declined 1.58 points to 25,320.73. The S&P 500 index rose 4.85 points to 2,786.85 and the Nasdaq composite index moved up 43.87 points to 7,703.79.

The Canadian dollar averaged 76.90 cents US, down 0.06 of a US cent.

The July crude contract gained 26 cents to US$66.36 per barrel and the July natural gas contract shed a penny to about US$2.94 per mmBTU.

The August gold contract fell US$3.80 to US$1,299.40 an ounce and the July copper contract retreated about a penny to roughly US$3.25 a pound.