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Canada stocks rise, Bombardier slips on earnings

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By Sarah Pringle

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Canadian stocks gained a little momentum Thursday, with the S&P/TSX composite index adding 37 points, or 0.3%, to 11,818. A 0.6% climb in the information technology sector /zigman2/quotes/210598463/delayed XX:TORGC194 +3.64% and 0.5% rise among metals and mining stocks supported the market. Leading tech stocks, shares of Davis+Henderson Corp. , provider of financial technologies, added 2.5%. Class B shares of Bombardier Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208994866/delayed CA:BBD.B -0.05% stumbled 3.7% after the plane manufacturer posted a 14% lower second-quarter profit. On the upside, Canadian Tire Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205698226/delayed CA:CTC.A -0.22% tacked on 4.6% after reporting its second-quarter earnings rose to C$1.63 a share, from C$1.29 a year ago. In currency trading, the Canadian dollar continued to rise against its U.S. counterpart /zigman2/quotes/210561978/realtime/sampled USDCAD +0.0691% , with one U.S. dollar puchasing C$0.9916 vs. C$0.9943 Wednesday.

/zigman2/quotes/210598463/delayed
XX : Canada: Toronto
132.56
+4.66 +3.64%
Volume: 12.52M
July 5, 2022 5:01p
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/zigman2/quotes/208994866/delayed
CA : Canada: Toronto
$ 19.64
-0.01 -0.05%
Volume: 288,802
July 5, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1.97 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/205698226/delayed
CA : Canada: Toronto
$ 164.40
-0.36 -0.22%
Volume: 334,151
July 5, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
8.66
Dividend Yield
3.95%
Market Cap
$10.22 billion
Rev. per Employee
$495,887
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/zigman2/quotes/210561978/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.3041
+0.0009 +0.0691%
Volume: 0.0000
July 6, 2022 5:41a
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