S&P/TSX composite moves higher on crude oil rally

Canada’s main stock index ticked higher to outperform U.S. markets on Thursday, as a crude oil rally drove gains in the Canadian energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 83.93 points at 20,265.37. The energy-heavy index benefited from a second day of oil price gains, with the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate once again … Read more

S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. markets down

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock exchange was up in late-morning trading with some help from the industrials sector, as U.S. markets fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 18.91 points at 19,564.85. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 103.89 points at 32,708.61. The S&P 500 index was down 13.08 points at … Read more

Energy and tech stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets also rally

TORONTO — Gains in the energy and technology sectors helped Canada’s main stock index rise more than 100 points in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also rallied to regain some of their recent losses. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 127.21 points at 19,310.84. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up … Read more