TSX, Wall Street rally to record closes
Another high as Trudeau and Trump meet for first time
The Toronto stock market rose to another record close amid a friendly first meeting between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump.
On Bay Street, the S&P/ TSX composite index climbed a moderate 27.46 points at 15,756.58, as gains from metals and retail stocks offset losses from the gold and energy sectors.
The commodity-heavy index had broke a previous record close set in September 2014 on Friday.
In New York, the main U.S. indexes finished at record highs for a third session in a row.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 142.79 points at 20,412.16, the S&P 500 was ahead 12.15 points at 2,328.25, and the Nasdaq composite jumped 29.83 points at 5,763.96.
Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar was barely changed at 76.48 cents US, up 0.06 of a U.S. cent.
Commodities were mostly lower with the March crude contract down 93 cents at US$52.93 per barrel and March natural gas falling nine cents at US$2.94 per mmBTU.
April gold declined $10.10 at US$1,225.80 an ounce and March copper contracts were up two cents at US$2.78 a pound.