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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 +2.46% 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 -2.49% 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 -0.46% 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 +1.4931% , with one U.S. dollar puchasing C$0.9916 vs. C$0.9943 Wednesday.

/zigman2/quotes/210598463/delayed
XX : Canada: Toronto
131.05
+3.15 +2.46%
Volume: 7.55M
July 5, 2022 1:49p
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/zigman2/quotes/208994866/delayed
CA : Canada: Toronto
$ 19.16
-0.49 -2.49%
Volume: 193,624
July 5, 2022 1:48p
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
$ 164.00
-0.76 -0.46%
Volume: 63,837
July 5, 2022 1:47p
P/E Ratio
8.64
Dividend Yield
3.96%
Market Cap
$10.22 billion
Rev. per Employee
$495,887
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/zigman2/quotes/210561978/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.3052
+0.0192 +1.4931%
Volume: 0.0000
July 5, 2022 2:04p
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