The S&P/TSX composite index edged 3.15 points higher to 14,212.74 with any TSX losses held in check by energy and gold stocks, which rose alongside oil and bullion prices as traders generally avoided riskier assets such as equities and base metals.
The S&P/TSX composite index climbed 26.16 points to 14,214.74 as CIBC (TSX:CM) posted quarterly net income of $1.18 billion, up nearly 50% from a year ago and partly due to the sale of half its Aeroplan credit card business to TD Bank (TSX:TD).
Despite narrowly missing a recordsetting 13th day of gains on Friday, falling 0.03 per cent to 14,205.7, the S&P/TSX composite has risen 4.3 per cent this year, making it the top-performing major index in North America. "The TSX has had a really nice ...
The Toronto stock market closed lower Thursday as traders prepared to take in the release of job creation data Friday. They also absorbed the latest developments in the Russia-Ukraine crisis that could see Ukraine break up.