CANADA STOCKS-TSX climbs as Fed hopes offset BlackBerry dive
TORONTO, June 28 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose in early Friday trade as positive sentiment following hopes of continued U.S. Federal Reserve stimulus helped offset a steep decline in BlackBerry shares after the smartphone maker reported disappointing results. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 18.06 points, or 0.15 percent, at 12,023.84 shortly after the open. BlackBerry shares were down 24 percent.
- Thousands of Gaza civilians flee after Israeli warning |
- Russia threatens Ukraine after shell crosses border
- Three dead, two wounded in Pasadena, California shootings
- Teen survivor of Texas shootings says slain family members 'in much better place'
- Heavy fighting breaks out near Libya's Tripoli airport, seven dead