Another volatile day for oil prices may have hit energy stocks again today but the big news was in retail where Hudson’s Bay announced a real estate deal and also in the financial sector where RBC announced strong results.
The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed up 63.60 (0.42 per cent)
The NYSE closed mixed (Dow up; Nasdaq, S&P down.)
Oil is trending higher (Brent $62.08, WTI $51.10 at 4.20pm)
Gold is trending higher.
The loonie is valued at $0.80477 (4.20pm)