Toronto Stocks Advance, TC Energy Rises on More-Than-Doubled Profit in 1Q

By Adriano Marchese

Stocks in Toronto were higher Friday at midday, with most sectors pushing the indexes higher. Canada GDP inched forward by 0.1% in February, moderating slightly more than expected as natural resources and construction activity softened and wholesale and retail trade fell for the month. In the session, energy was the main gainer, followed by process industry stocks, while of the few posting losses, tech was the outsized laggard.