TSX Venture Exchange plunges 1.96%

The Canadian venture exchange capped a bad yesterday with a worse today.

As of 10:51 a.m. the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index is off 1.96% to 1,234.80. The S&P/TSX Composite Index is down 0.62% to 11,855.980.

Gold is flirting with the $1,600 level, having dropped 0.88% to $1,714.80/oz. Silver is down a full percentage point and trading at $32.545/oz.

Copper is the only bright spot, which is up 0.32% to $3.476.

Chart from TSX Group