The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose on Thursday as oil prices rose and the energy, financial and industrial groups gained ground.
The index was up 17.50 points, or 0.11 percent, at 15,415.35, shortly after the open. Seven of the index's 10 main groups were higher.
U.S. stocks, meanwhile, were flat on Thursday, with investors seemingly wary of taking on risk ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in as U.S. president on Friday.
After having driven Wall Street to record highs in a post-election rally, investors are on the sidelines as they await Trump's inaugural speech to get a steer on his policies Read More