The TSX is up 15 points this morning, on mixed sectors. Miners
are the biggest gainers this morning, up 0.8%, boosted by rising
commodities prices. Natural gas and crude oil are also up, boosting
the energy sector, which is up 0.2%. This is despite Twin Butte
Energy (TBE.TO) which released its earnings report this morning,
falling 13%. It is the TSX's most actively traded stock so far.
Healthcare and industrials are the biggest losers, down 0.31%
and 0.29% respectively.
Canadian house prices rose slightly in April, according to
figures from Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index.
National home prices were up 0.5% in April, from March. House
prices were up 4.9% from a year earlier, higher than March's 4.6%
The Ukraine crisis is rumbling with observers warning that the
country is teetering on the brink of civil war.
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