TSX, TSXV Record All-Time Highs

The TSX Composite Index, the leading equity gauge for Canadian stocks, moved 78.36 points or 0.43% higher at 18,408.62 to mark a new all-time high of 18,421.01.

The broader market index traded in green as the market sentiment remained positive on US financial stimulus and vaccine rollouts. It settled in green zone for the seventh straight day.

Other broader index TSX Venture Composite Index also registered a new all time high and closed 0.48% higher at 1,089.65.

5-day Price Chart (as on February 09, 2021). Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)

 

TSX Composite Cues

 

Top Gainers: Aphria Inc (up 24.5%), Canopy Growth Corp (up 11.9%), and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc (up 11.1%), respectively.

Top Losers: Cenovus Energy Inc (down 3.9%), Whitecap Resources Inc (down 3.9%), and Prairiesky Royalty Ltd (down 3.6%), respectively.

Most Active: Supreme Cannabis Company Inc., Zenabis Global Inc. and The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings.

 

Commodity Cues*

 

Energy prices moved higher for the seventh straight day, with Crude WTI prices increased by 0.67% on Tuesday to $58.36/bbl.

The international oil benchmark Brent Oil up for the eight consecutive day and settled 0.88% higher on Tuesday to $61.09/bbl.

Safe-haven yellow metal also moving higher and traded in green zone for the third straight day and settled 0.18% higher at $1,837.50/oz.

 

Bond & Forex*

 

Yield on the Canadian 10-Year Government Bond declined by 1.48% to 0.998%.

USD/CAD pair traded 0.35% lower at 1.2693.

 

* Details post markets close on February 9, 2021

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