Canada’s main stock index rose on Friday as banks and mining companies, heavyweights on the index, rebounded from the previous day’s slump.
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index rose 79.66 points, or 0.51 percent, to 15,586.13. The index eked out a small 0.2 percent gain on the week.
Of the index’s 10 main groups, all but industrials, which fell 0.1 percent, gained during the session.
The materials group, which includes precious and base metals miners a...