© Reuters. The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
By Johann M Cherian
(Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index extended gains on Friday, tracking a rise on Wall Street after big bank earnings, while Russian President Vladimir Putin said there were no plans for a further military mobilization.
At 09:43 a.m. ET, 01:44 p.m., the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 0.5% and all set to end the week on a positive note.