Stock market index falls by one per cent in week ahead of ‘major sell-off’

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) fell by more than one per on Wednesday, but it is not clear when or if it will recover its lost ground.

The Toronto Composite Index fell more than 1 per cent on Wednesday.

The index fell to 1,817.9 in afternoon trading on Wednesday afternoon.

That is down 0.4 per cent from the previous session’s closing price of 1,923.3.

The drop is a 1.9 per cent loss for the month of March.

The TSX closed at its high of 2,084.6 on Jan. 20.

It fell by a similar amount during the first quarter of 2018.

The market has fallen over 2 per cent since June.

This is the fourth straight session of falling prices.

The Nasdaq fell 3.9 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 3,078.75, the S&P 500 index lost 2.2 points, 0.7 per cent to 2,921.15 and the Russell 2000 lost 2 per 1,000.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are both down more than 2 per percent this year.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 9.1 points, losing 0.5 per cent.

The Russell 2000 is down 2.3 points, falling 1.2 per cent for the year.

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