Stocks in Toronto rode something of a rollercoaster Friday, but managed to surge above breakeven toward the end of the last full week before Canada Day.
The TSX Composite index recovered 15.14 points, to conclude Friday’s session at 20,230.26. The gain on the week was 233.18, or 1.17%.
The Canadian dollar squeezed ahead 0.15 cents to 81.31 cents U.S.
Health-care led most sectors down, with Aurora Cannabis sinking 28 cents, or 2.4%, to $11.25, while Organigram Holdings docked 18 cents, or 4.8%, to $3.61.
Gold fell, with B2Gold sliding 18 cents, or 3.4%, to $5.18 while New Gold let go of 30 cents, or 2.9%, to $9.90.
Blackberry beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, lifted by a rebound in demand for its QNX operating software and cybersecurity products.
BlackBerry shares finished Friday down 71 cents or 4.5%, to $14.94, while HUT 8 Mining doffed 18 cents, or … Read more