(New York) The New York Stock Exchange ended higher on Thursday, in an increasingly peaceful atmosphere after the banking crisis, even if investors are wary of any euphoria.

The Dow Jones gained 0.43%, the NASDAQ gained 0.73% and the S

The Toronto Stock Exchange closed Thursday with a gain of more than 100 points on broad-based gains fueled by the base metals sector, while major U.S. indexes also rose.

The composite index S

In the currency market, the Canadian dollar traded at an average rate of 73.89 US cents, up from 73.66 US cents on Wednesday.

On the New York Commodity Exchange, crude oil rose US$1.40 to US$74.37 a barrel, while natural gas fell US8 cents to US$2.10 a barrel. million BTUs.

The price of gold rose US$13.20 to US$1997.70 per ounce and that of copper fell US0.5 cents to US$4.09 per pound.