CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends higher as banks, materials drive gains
TORONTO, April 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index climbed on Friday, as improved investor sentiment and a rise in some commodity prices fueled gains in financial and material shares, offsetting a decline in energy companies. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 69.21 points, 0.58 percent, at 12,065.55. Nine of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher.
- Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide |
- After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?
- Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm |
- All 338 Korean students, teachers rescued from sinking ferry - school official
- Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings