Markets update

On the markets at 9:50 a.m. (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was up 30.28 points to 15,800.64.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 1.88 points to 22,832.56.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 0.55 of a point to 2,550.09.The Nasdaq composite index was down 2.92 points to 6,584.33.The Canadian dollar was trading at 80.03 cents US, up from Tuesday’s average price of 79.99 cents US.