It’s hardly a surprise that the S&P/TSX Composite Index, Canada’s primary equity benchmark, is rallying at the same time as the country’s materials sector. Like best friends on vacation, where one goes, the other is sure to follow. 781 more words
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Energy stocks are the stars Monday as oil prices hit $103 US per barrel, and a broad rally south of the border has lifted the S&P 500 Index to a new record high. 120 more words
Stock markets in Canada and the U.S. closed with modest gains Tuesday after suffering triple-digit losses the previous session.
Toronto’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index gained about 18 points to close at 13,504.48, with information technology, industrials, health care and energy stocks leading the way. 117 more words
North American stock markets are solidly in the red in early afternoon trading Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Toronto’s benchmark index both posting triple-digit losses. 285 more words
North American equity indexes are up sharply in mid-day trading Wednesday, on the heels of a stronger global growth forecast from the World Bank.
At about 12:45 pm EST, Toronto’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index is up about 68 points to 13,761.01. 227 more words