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Markets update

On the markets at 9:55 a.m. (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was up 19.95 points to 15,146.76.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 2.98 points to 22,161.16.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 4.66 points to 2,493.71.The Nasdaq composite index was down 25.39 points to 6,434.80.The Canadian dollar was trading at 81.95 cents US, down from Wednesday’s average price of 82.05 cents US.

A lawyer and another person have been arrested for protesting against a garbage dump in Kolonnawa, the police media unit said.The police said that lawyer Nuwan Bopage and another individual who had organised the protest recently were arrested as they had violated a court order issued against the protest. (Colombo Gazette)