Stocks in Toronto kept the ball rolling, so to speak, Wednesday, repairing some of the damage after several days of sharp declines with yet another steep rise.
The S&P/TSX Composite spiked 145.18 points, to end Wednesday at 21,070.05.
The Canadian dollar gained 0.54 cents at 77.92 cents U.S.
Energy shares powered the rise Wednesday, with Vermilion Energy jumping 81 cents, or 5.4%, to $15.93, while Crescent Point Energy picked up12 cents, or 2% to $6.10.
In real-estate, Altus Group climbed $1.53, or 2.2%, to $69.73, while units of Boardwalk REIT acquired $1.18, or 2.2%, to $54.42.
In resource issues, Capstone Mining gained 16 cents, or 3.1%, to $5.33, while Hudbay Minerals advanced 22 cents, or 2.5%, to $8.87.
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