Equities in Canada’s largest market enjoyed their third-straight session of gains on Thursday, helped out by technology and health-care shares, despite low trading volume because of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.
The S&P/TSX Composite gained 73.12 points to finish Thursday trading at 21,621.55.
The Canadian dollar regained 0.07 cents at 79.04 cents U.S.
Tech shares led the parade Thursday, with HUT 8 Mining shooting up 96 cents, or 6.1%, to $16.79, while Dye & Durham took on $1.48, or 3.7%, to $42.00.
In the health-care sector, OrganiGram Holdings gained five cents, or 1.8%, to $2.77, while Chartwell Retirement Residences units picked up 16 cents, or 1.4%, to $12.00.
Real-estate concerns also finished in the green, with Real Matters prospering 21 cents, or 2.5%, to $8.55, while CT REIT units gathered 32 cents, or 1.8%, to $17.75.
Gold weighed things down, though, with Iamgold giving back six cents, or 1.5%, to $3.97, … Read more