Canadian stock market rebounds

Source: Xinhua| 2018-08-03 06:36:25|Editor: huaxia
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TORONTO, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Canada's main stock market rebounded Thursday due to the rise of technology, materials and other sectors.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index rose 32.39 points, or 0.20 percent, to end the day at 16,409.16 points.

A total of 128 issues advanced and 111 declined.

The energy sector fell 1.13 points, or 0.55 percent while the financials group dropped 0.55 points, or 0.18 percent.

Gildan Activewear Inc. surged 21.6 percent, Norbord Inc. soared nine percent, while Seven Generations Energy Ltd. advanced 8.1 percent.

Kinross Gold Corp. fell 4.1 percent, IGM Financial Inc. declined 3.9 percent, and Torex Gold Resources Inc. lost 3.8 percent.

The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc., Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Gildan Activewear Inc.

The Canadian dollar lost 0.07 cent to 0.76.84 U.S. dollar. Enditem