Toronto's TSX closed 53.04 points higher to 12,153.10 without the direction of U.S. markets today. The big news today was from China, with the Purchase Managers' Index coming in at 50.4 in November, up from 49.5 in October, with readings over 50 indicating expansion in the economy. The Canadian dollar is 12 basis points lower at $1.0018 CAD/US dollar. Gold is up $1.30 to $1729.50/ounce, Crude oil is down 26 cents to $87.12, while Brent Crude is 51 cents lower at $110.35/barrel.
Canola traded on its own today, and while futures did move into positive territory in ...