Markets update at midafternoon

On the markets at midafternoon (ET):In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index is down 47.20 points to 15,105.92.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 96.01 points to 21,382.16.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 14.85 points to 2,417.69.The Nasdaq composite index lost 38.25 points to 6,112.61.The Canadian dollar was trading at 77.10 cents US, up from Wednesday’s average price of 77.03 cents US.