The TSX composite was lower, falling 26.00 points to 12,654.71 in mid-morning trading on Tuesday. The Dow was up 80.45 to 14,528.20, while NASDAQ gained 7.32 to 3,242.63.
BlackBerry (TSX: T.BB, Stock Forum) made some gains despite reports of a lackluster launch of the Z10 in the U.S. It was up 1.24% to $14.69 in mid-morning trading.
Yesterday, Cypriot lawmakers agreed to close the country’s second-largest bank as part of a 10 billion-euro bailout.
The price of gold dropped US$5.42 to US$1,600.06 an ounce, while silver slipped US$0.12 to U$28.76 an ounce.