Financials help boost TSX, U.S. stock markets down at late morning

Financials help boost TSX, U.S. stock markets down at late morning
TORONTO — The financial sector led a broad-based rally on the Toronto Stock Exchange to push Canada’s main stock index higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets moved lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 40.85 points at 16,521.38. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 49.96 points at 26,362.34. The S&P 500 index was down... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,480.53, up 81.06 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 51 cents, or 5.33 per cent, to $10.08 on 11.5 million shares. Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up 28 cents, or 5.22 per cent, to $5.64 on 10.7 million shares. Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up six cents, or 2.11... Read More

TSX hits new high for 2019 as market rises on support from energy and financials

TSX hits new high for 2019 as market rises on support from energy and financials
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index set another 2019 high on gains by the energy sector and a strong start to first-quarter results. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 81.06 points at 16,480.53, after reaching 16,487.14 shortly after the open. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 269.25 points at 26,412.30. The S&P 500 index was up 19.09 points at 2,907.41, while... Read More

Canada’s main stock index up moderately, still near 2019 high; loonie advances

Canada’s main stock index up moderately, still near 2019 high; loonie advances
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index set another 2019 high this morning before easing back on its advance. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 45.61 points at 16,445.08 after 90 minutes of trading. It had set an intraday high of 16,487.14 shortly after the open, with the previous 2019 high of 16,471.82 set on Thursday In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,399.47, up 3.18 points). Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up one cent, or 0.19 per cent, to $5.36 on 12.4 million shares. Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up three cents, or 1.07 per cent, to $2.84 on 11 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 30... Read More

Financial sector helps lift stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets mixed

Financial sector helps lift stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets mixed
TORONTO — Gains in the financial sector helped lift Canada’s main stock index higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 65.31 points at 16,461.60. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 28.87 points at 26,186.03. The S&P 500 index was up 2.83 points at 2,891.04, while the Nasdaq... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,396.29, up 59.84 points). Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up 33 cents, or 6.57 per cent, to $5.35 on 11.9 million shares. Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up 36 cents, or 14.69 per cent, to $2.81 on 10.4 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 38 cents, or... Read More

TSX rises on tame U.S. inflation data, crude oil hits five-month high

TSX rises on tame U.S. inflation data, crude oil hits five-month high
TORONTO — Tame U.S. inflation data and higher crude oil prices prompted Canada’s main stock index to resume its upward trajectory. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 59.84 points to 16,396.29. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 6.58 points at 26,157.16. The S&P 500 index was up 10.01 points at 2,888.21, while the Nasdaq composite was... Read More

Energy stocks lead the way higher in Toronto as oil moves up, U.S. stocks mixed

Energy stocks lead the way higher in Toronto as oil moves up, U.S. stocks mixed
TORONTO — The energy sector helped lead a broad-based rally on the Toronto Stock Exchange to push Canada’s main stock index higher in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 48.04 points at 16,384.49. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 36.25 points at 26,114.33. The S&P 500 index was up 4.99 points at 2,883.19, while... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,336.45, down 70.84 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 42 nine cents, or 4.34 per cent, to $9.26 on 8.3 million shares. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 27 cents, or 2.25 per cent, to $11.72 on 8.1 million shares. Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy.... Read More