Toronto stock market hits record highs for fourth day of the week

Toronto stock market hits record highs for fourth day of the week
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index reached record highs for a fourth day of the week to defy decreases in the U.S. over renewed trade concerns. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 41.34 points at 16,899.69, after hitting an intraday record of 16,947.23 in earlier trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 159.72 points at 26,934.46. The... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,899.69, up 41.34 points.) Roxgold Inc. (TSX:ROXG). Materials. Unchanged at $1.21 on 24.3 million shares. Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE). Energy. Up eight cents, or 0.82 per cent, to $9.84 on 14.4 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up two cents, or 0.31 per cent,... Read More

Toronto stock market sets new record high on rally led by materials and financials

Toronto stock market sets new record high on rally led by materials and financials
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index set a new record high on a broad-based rally led by materials and financials. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 58.06 points at 16,858.35, after going as high as 16,913.49 earlier in the trading session. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 52.29 points at 27,094.79. The S&P 500 index was flat at... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,858.35, up 58.06 points). Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up three cents, or 1.36 per cent, to $2.23 on 7.5 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 18 cents, or 2.69 per cent, to $6.51 on 7.4 million shares. First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Materials. Up $1.05, or... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,800.29, down 34.46 points.) Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 18 cents, or 2.62 per cent, to $6.69 on 9 million shares. Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Materials. Down 19 cents, or 2.77 per cent, to $6.67 on 7.4 million shares. Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up two... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,834.75, up 83.44 points.) Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 48 cents, or 6.53 per cent, to $6.87 on 15.8 million shares. Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Down four cents, or 1.78 per cent, to $2.21 on 13 million shares. Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Down 22 cents,... Read More

TSX reaches record high while U.S. markets flat ahead of Fed rate decision

TSX reaches record high while U.S. markets flat ahead of Fed rate decision
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index set record highs Tuesday while U.S. markets were relatively flat ahead of an interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 83.44 points to 16,834.75. That’s a record closing level after earlier reaching a record intraday peak of 16,855.45. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 33.98 points at 27,110.80. The S&P... Read More

Toronto stock market in record territory again, U.S. stock market mixed

Toronto stock market in record territory again, U.S. stock market mixed
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index pushed into record territory for another day, fuelled by gains in the materials sector offset in part by a retreat of energy stocks. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 76.44 points at 16,828.00 in late-morning trading after hitting a new intraday high of 16,831.76 in earlier trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial... Read More

TSX hits record high close as energy sector climbs after Saudi Arabia attack

TSX hits record high close as energy sector climbs after Saudi Arabia attack
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed at a record high, boosted by a surging energy sector following a weekend attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility. The S&P/TSX composite index rose 68.89 points at 16,751.31, topping its previous high of 16,682.42 set on Friday. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 142.70 points to 27,076.82. The S&P 500... Read More

Energy sector helps lift main Canadian stock index to another record high

Energy sector helps lift main Canadian stock index to another record high
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index hit another intraday high in early trading as the energy sector surged following an attack on the weekend on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 70.95 points at 16,753.00. The index hit a high of 16,765.34 in earlier trading, topping its previous high water mark of 16,756.11 set... Read More