Canadian stock market ends higher

TORONTO, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) — Canada’s main stock market rose Monday due to increasing health care and energy stocks, starting the week on a firm footing.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index rose 98.42 points, or 0.65 percent, to close the day at 15,217.70 points.

The Canadian dollar edged up 0.05 cent to 0.76.3 U.S. dollar.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. rose 3.91 percent to 9.56 Canadian dollars while the Green Organic Dutchman Holdings rocketed 36.96 percent to 4.78 Canadian dollars.

Baytex Energy Corp. surged 8.21 percent to 2.90 Canadian dollars.

Mega Uranium Ltd. soared 16.67 percent to 0.14 Canadian dollars.

Bombardier Inc. declined 0.61 percent to 3.26 Canadian dollars.

Manulife Financial Corp. fell 1.64 percent to 21.61 Canadian dollars.

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