TSX Knocks Down More Old Records – MENAFN.COM

SourceMENAFN
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryMiddle east

(MENAFN - Baystreet. ca) Stocks in Toronto stayed afloat till the closing bell Wednesday, on the strength of real-estate and consumer stocks. The TSX remained buoyant 24. 93 points, adding to Tuesday's all-time high at 19, 129.

07. The Canadian dollar dipped 0. 28 cents at 79. 26 cents U. S. In the real-estate sector, units of Killam Apartment REIT rallied 29 cents, or 1. 6%, to $19. 04, while those for Summit Industrial Income REIT took on 24 cents, or 1. 7%, to $14. 60. In consumer staples, Alimentation Couche-Tard advanced $1. 42, or 3. 5%, to $41. 98, while SunOpta jumped 32 cents, or 1. 8%, to $18. 52. In the consumer discretionary field, Gildan Activewear surged $1. 21, or 3%, to $41. 68, while Canada Goose Holdings flew 83 cents, or 1. 6%, to $52. 28. Health-care issues took another wallop Wednesday, with Aphria sinking 69 cents, or 6. 1%, to $10. 63, while Aphria sank $1. 28, or 5. 9%, to $20. 42. In the gold patch, Alamos Gold surrendered 20 cents, or 1. 9%, to $10. 25, while New Gold handed back seven cents, or 3. 2%, to $2. 15. Among energy plays, Canadian Natural ...read more...