The TSX jumped 90 points mid-afternoon to 14999.21, building on
its earlier gains, after energy issues climbed further and info
tech shares swung to a gain.
Energy shares were up by 1.69%, with the worsening crisis in
higher. Northland Wealth Management Portfolio Manager David
Cockfield reportedly said: "This is going to be another outstanding
quarter for companies in the oil patch."
Industrials came in second, up 0.96%, as Bombardier (BBD-B.TO)
climbed 3% on news it has been selected to become a part of a major
consortium contracted to upgrade the High Speed North-North West
Corridor rail signalling in Spain. The heavyweight miners and
financials were higher by 0.35% and 0.47%, respectively. Info tech,
which was in the negative territory at midday, edged up by
Only healthcare and utilities were in the red, down 0.14% and
More than 187 million shares have changed hands so far. Amaya
Gaming (AYA.TO) is still the most actively traded and the biggest
percentage gainer. Tekmira (TKM.TO) remained as the biggest
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