With the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday approaching, North American stock indices are little changed today. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index edged down 3.07 points to 16,073.58, despite sharp increases in the price of oil and gold.
A broad-based rally pushed North American stock indexes higher today, as markets bounced back from modest declines a day earlier. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 56.89 points to 15,935.37, with dragging energy shares one of few decliners.
The S&P 500 index edged up 3.29 points to 2,582.14 and the Nasdaq composite index advanced 7.92 points to 6,790.71. “It's a fairly quiet day,” said Craig Fehr, a Canadian markets strategist at Edward Jones in St. Louis.
Canada's main stock index finished slightly higher today, as U.S. stock markets were closed for their Thanksgiving holiday. The S&P/TSX composite index scraped out 0.72 of a point to advance to 16,074.30. Earlier in the day, the materials and energy ...