Markets positive as Canadian dollar and oil gain on last trading day before Christmas

TORONTO – Hopes for better times in 2021 drove North American stock markets to positive results as an abbreviated trading day ended at 1 p.m. ET on Christmas Eve. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index closed up 30.31 points at 17,623.88 while the loonie and oil and metals prices climbed. American stock market investors ignored […]