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