Bay Street advances Canadian stocks rallied ahead of the holiday long weekend, led by energy shares as oil prices rose, while the financials and materials groups also climbed. Canadian markets will be closed for Victoria Day. Suncor Energy rose 1.3 per cent, helping energy-sector gains. Royal Bank of Canada added 0.7 per cent.
Wall Street gains U.S. stocks rose but closed below their session highs on concerns about U.S. President Donald Trump, after new reports related to a federal investigation into possible co-ordination between Russia and Mr. Trump’s election campaign. Autodesk was up 14.7 per cent after reporting better-than-expected quarterly revenue.