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Canadian market extends record high, Report
Canadian market extends record high, Report

Canadian market extends record high, Report

The TSX has seen four straight record closes and seven straight winning sessions as it continues to build on its post-election momentum.

At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.37% to hit a new all time high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TO:PLI), which rose 8.47% or 0.200 points to trade at 2.560 at the close. Meanwhile, Colliers International Group Inc (TO:CIGI) added 7.82% or 3.99 points to end at 54.99 and CAE Inc. (TO:CAE) was up 6.58% or 1.25 points to 20.24 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Teck Resources Ltd B (TO:TECKb), which fell 10.25% or 3.35 points to trade at 29.32 at the close. Pan American Silver Corp (TO:PAAS) declined 6.84% or 1.86 points to end at 25.33 and Cameco Corp (TO:CCO) was down 3.90% or 0.63 points to 15.51.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Toronto Stock Exchange by 690 to 484 and 144 ended unchanged.

Shares in CAE Inc. (TO:CAE) rose to all time highs; rising 6.58% or 1.25 to 20.24.
The S&P/TSX 60 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/TSX Composite options, was down 6.70% to 11.28.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.67% or 8.25 to $1233.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.38% or 0.20 to hit $53.00 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 0.54% or 0.30 to trade at $55.67 a barrel.

CAD/USD was up 0.03% to 0.7650, while CAD/EUR fell 0.22% to 0.7215.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 101.03.

Agencies/Canadajournal




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