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Markets update at midafternoon

On the markets at midafternoon (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 11.05 points to 15,040.98.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 31.91 points to 21,840.31.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up 0.28 of a point to 2,444.52.The Nasdaq composite index was up 11.16 points to 6,294.17.The Canadian dollar was trading at 79.74 cents US, up from Monday’s average price of 80.12 cents US.

Joint opposition Parliamentarians protest in Colombo

He also said the Government is taking revenge on members of the former regime and is interfering in the judiciary. (Colombo Gazette) Joint opposition Parliamentarians staged a protest in Colombo against the Government today.Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said that the Government has failed to keep to the promises it gave the public.