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Energy sector helps boost stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets edge higher : Energy sector helps boost stocks in Toronto

Aug 28, 2019 - The Canadian Press

TORONTO - The energy sector led Canada's main stock index as it closed higher along with U.S. markets in a day that saw a lull in trade-war news.

Markets rose more out of the absence of news than any clear positive push, said Candice Bangsund, portfolio manager for Fiera Capital.

"Nothing really in the way of a catalyst, but it may just be a case of no news being good news, particularly on the equity front."

The relatively quieter day, which still saw a major move on the Bre...