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Money Toronto stock index closes up in broad advance

03:15  10 august  2018
03:15  10 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

Toronto stock index flat, U.S. markets mixed

  Toronto stock index flat, U.S. markets mixed Toronto stock index flat, U.S. markets mixedThe Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 1.26 points to 16,456.99, after 90 minutes of trading.

Canada’s main stock index closed up in a broad -based advance led by mining stocks while the loonie ended up moderately as economic growth numbers came in higher than expected. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index closed up 88.54 points at 16,434.01 as all sectors

TORONTO – Canada’s most important inventory index closed greater in a broad advance Thursday as tensions with Saudi Arabia appeared to The Toronto Inventory Alternate’s S&P/TSX composite index closed up 101.90 factors at 16,416.98 as data know-how, financials, and supplies gained.

TORONTO - Canada's main stock index closed higher in a broad advance Thursday as tensions with Saudi Arabia appeared to ease, while U.S. markets were mixed.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 101.90 points at 16,416.98 as information technology, financials, and materials gained.

The gains came after Saudi Arabia's energy minister assured Canada that the kingdom's diplomatic dispute with Ottawa won't affect oil sales, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday acknowledged some human rights progress in the country while remaining firm in Canada's criticism.

"It looks like tensions are easing somewhat, based on what Trudeau said and then the fact that Saudi Arabia said it would continue to supply Canada with oil," said Anish Chopra, managing director with Portfolio Management Corp. in Toronto.

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Canada's main stock market index closed up Monday along with U.S. markets amid elevated crude prices and lowering trade dispute fears.

TORONTO -- Canada's main stock index closed higher in a broad advance Thursday as tensions with Saudi Arabia appeared to ease, while U.S. markets were mixed. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 101.90 points at 16,416.98 as information technology

"I would say it's neutral to modestly positive, because the markets have certainly bounced a bit."

Tensions between the countries flared after Global Affairs Canada last week criticized the arrest of an activist blogger in the country. The kingdom responded by suspending future trade deals with Canada and reportedly ordered the selloff of Canadian assets among other measures.

The S&P/TSX capped information technology index had the highest gains at 1.6 per cent. The health-care index was up 1.49 per cent and the materials index climbed just under a per cent.

The consumer discretionary index had the sharpest losses at 0.16 per cent as Canadian Tire Corp. dropped almost eight per cent on missed earnings, while auto parts manufacturers Magna International and Linamar Corp. slipped a third of a per cent on Thursday following larger losses the day prior on fears of future tariff impacts.

Toronto stock market lower, loonie slips

  Toronto stock market lower, loonie slips Canada's main stock index closed in the red Monday along with U.S. markets as concerns about economic instability in Turkey continued to weigh globally. This Week's Circulars require(["c.deferred"], function () { require({ js: '//api.circularhub.com/msn/module.loader.min.js' }); }); "The clear headliner today that's sapping a bit of the optimism in the markets is worries about what's happening in Turkey and the plunge in their currency," said Craig Fehr, a Canadian markets strategist with Edward Jones in St. Louis.

Canada's main stock index was up moderately this morning in a broad -based advance led by mining stocks .

TORONTO -- Canada's main stock index closed lower Tuesday amid reports of a major selloff from an unknown international dealer, even as U.S The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down 133.94 points at 16,286.30 in a broad -based decline following a selloff that hit

"The trade issue with the United States and NAFTA renegotiation plays a large part in that," said Chopra.

The TSX composite index hit an intraday high of 16.430.85, while volume on the index clocked in at 178.86 million shares.

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average closed down 74.52 points at 25,509.23. The S&P 500 index ended down 4.12 points 2,853.58 and the Nasdaq composite index ended up 3.46 points at 7,891.78.

The Canadian dollar averaged 76.69 cents US, up 0.07 of a US cent.

The September crude contract closed down 13 cents at US$66.81 per barrel and the September natural gas contract ended up a penny at US$2.96 per mmBTU.

The December gold contract ended down $1.10 at US$1,219.90 an ounce and the September copper contract closed up two cents at US$2.77 a pound.

Insurers Manulife Financial Corp. and Sun Life Financial Inc. climbed as both beat analyst expectations as they saw growth in Asia. Manulife had adjusted earnings of 70 cents per share, compared to the 65 cents expected by analysts, while Sun Life had earnings of $1.20 per share compared to the $1.15 expected by analysts according to Thomson Reuters Eikon.

Toronto stocks edge higher, loonie creeps up in late-morning trading .
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